A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 06:15:51 / February 27, 2020 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202o0u1ww. Id of event: ak0202o0u1ww. The temblor was picked up at 21:15:51 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.1 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 32.1 km, -151.1871° West, 60.2121° North.
The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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