A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska on Friday. Event id: ak020407xq5n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020407xq5n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 20:46:00 / March 27, 2020 @ 8:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.2 km (14 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:46:00 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.7818° West, latitude 60.1802° North, depth = 22.2 km.
The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 35 km SE of Cohoe, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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