A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 02:53:06 / November 19, 2017 @ 2:53 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:53:06 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.2 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -150.8349 West, latitude 60.1399 North, depth = 29.2 km. Unique identifier: ak17300255. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17300255.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Kenai, Sterling. Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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