A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.1 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.3159 West, latitude 60.2984 North, depth = 51.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:34:44 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0198go6ryi. Unique identifier: ak0198go6ryi. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 22:34:44 / July 3, 2019 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km S of Cohoe, Alaska.
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