A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 63.3 km, -151.3796° West, 61.201° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 00:41:15 / February 28, 2020 @ 12:41 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202pkyaog. Unique identifier: ak0202pkyaog. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.3 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:41:15 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Anchorage, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km N of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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