A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 03:19:44 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 13:19:44 / August 7, 2018 @ 1:19 pm. Unique identifier: ak20021512. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20021512. Exact location, longitude -151.7476° West, latitude 60.3633° North, depth = 69 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69 km (43 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky. Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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