A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -151.1437° West, latitude 59.8714° North, depth = 34.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:47:10 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 05:47:10 / August 31, 2017 @ 5:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). Event id: ak16748653. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16748653.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 34 km (21 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km NNE of Fritz Creek, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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