A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 11:47:37 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0196j6i3r3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196j6i3r3. Exact location of event, depth 67.2 km, -151.675° West, 60.6629° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.2 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 20:47:37 / May 22, 2019 @ 8:47 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km W of Nikiski, Alaska.
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