A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak20417990. Event ids that are associated: ak20417990. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -151.3265° West, 60.9694° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 10:46:40 / November 30, 2018 @ 10:46 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:40 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Sterling, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Close 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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