A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:23:49 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 22:23:49 / August 30, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16748492. Id of event: ak16748492. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.5524 West, latitude 59.9769 North, depth = 41.1 km.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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