A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.4 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:38:26 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 22:38:26 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.3482 West, latitude 60.0405 North, depth = 84.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak17403415. Event ids that are associated: ak17403415.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Homer (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km N of Fritz Creek, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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