A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:55 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.9 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/18 / 2018-01-14 11:08:55 / January 14, 2018 @ 11:08 am. Event id: ak18048242. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18048242. Exact location of event, depth 48.9 km, -151.1427° West, 60.1772° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km SSE of Cohoe, Alaska.
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