A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.8045 West, latitude 61.0138 North, depth = 9.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19257978. Id of event: ak19257978. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 19:12:30 / April 23, 2018 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:12:30 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eagle River, Kalifornsky, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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