A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.7039 West, latitude 60.8884 North, depth = 24.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.9 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:57:28 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0195xlljtc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0195xlljtc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 15:57:28 / May 9, 2019 @ 3:57 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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