A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 11:15:04 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 20:15:04 / February 28, 2020 @ 8:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202pwpdb4. Unique identifier: ak0202pwpdb4. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.9554 West, latitude 60.9141 North, depth = 34.1 km.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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