A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 23:19:23 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.0967 West, latitude 59.9244 North, depth = 35.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 08:19:23 / March 4, 2018 @ 8:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18581768. Id of event: ak18581768.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Sterling, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 40 km (25 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 eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 23 km NNE of Fritz Creek, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.