A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -151.8404° West, 60.2053° North, depth 62.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.2 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20498433. Id of event: ak20498433. The temblor was reported at 08:15:59 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 18:15:59 / December 11, 2018 @ 6:15 pm.
Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Homer, Kenai (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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