A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 18:33:06 / October 16, 2018 @ 6:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:33:06 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20284999. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20284999. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.2 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.5087 West, latitude 61.0863 North, depth = 71.2 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Sterling, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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