A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -150.8678° West, 60.9375° North, depth 0 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 18:24:51 / April 10, 2019 @ 6:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:24:51 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0194lolrhk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194lolrhk.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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