A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Event id: ak020bv40h5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020bv40h5. The temblor was picked up at 08:38:32 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 17:38:32 / January 7, 2020 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.9342 West, latitude 60.9008 North, depth = 50.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.3 km (31 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 30 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska.
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