A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Friday. Event id: ak20417974. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20417974. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:51:31 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 09:51:31 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:51 am. Exact location, longitude -151.3108° West, latitude 60.9897° North, depth = 0 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Sterling, Kenai. Event epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 58 km (36 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 33 km N of Nikiski, Alaska.
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