A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 14:42:40 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.3 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -150.9771 West, latitude 60.2704 North, depth = 65.3 km. Unique identifier: ak16353291. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xru, ak16353291. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 23:42:40 / July 18, 2017 @ 11:42 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ESE of Cohoe, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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