A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Saturday. Unique identifier: ak019edwvz6l. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019edwvz6l, us600069r0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.3 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.6161 West, latitude 60.7026 North, depth = 70.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 16:25:26 / November 9, 2019 @ 4:25 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:25:26 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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