A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.6 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16751074. Id of event: ak16751074. Exact location, longitude -150.962° West, latitude 60.0311° North, depth = 43.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 03:47:13 / September 2, 2017 @ 3:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:47:13 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Sterling, Homer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 37 km NNE of Fritz Creek, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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