A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sterling in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak0197wn3zhp. Event ids that are associated: ak0197wn3zhp. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 11:21:11 / June 21, 2019 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 37.3 km, -150.7681° West, 60.472° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.3 km (23 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:11 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km S of Sterling, Alaska.
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