A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.7 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5137 West, latitude 60.701 North, depth = 56.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:36:17 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16513722. Unique identifier: ak16513722. Global time and date of event 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 19:36:17 / August 13, 2017 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Kalifornsky.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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