A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -151.3766° West, latitude 61.0574° North, depth = 61.9 km. Event id: ak16759051. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16759051. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.9 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 02:11:25 / September 4, 2017 @ 2:11 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:11:25 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Kalifornsky, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km N of Nikiski, Alaska.
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