A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kenai in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.9 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 17:53:50 / December 7, 2018 @ 5:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -151.2318° West, 60.5394° North, depth 49.9 km. The temblor was reported at 08:53:50 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20460923. Event ids that are associated: ak20460923.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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