A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 10:59:05 / July 5, 2017 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -151.0442° West, latitude 61.1119° North, depth = 63.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak16260124. Event ids that are associated: ak16260124. The temblor was reported at 01:59:05 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.9 km (40 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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