A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak01931cwvpm. Event ids that are associated: ak01931cwvpm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 12:50:27 / March 7, 2019 @ 12:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.7 km (36 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:27 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.6697 West, latitude 61.153 North, depth = 58.7 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 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 four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine 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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