A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.9453 West, latitude 60.2433 North, depth = 33.9 km. The temblor was reported at 18:37:39 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020640hh17. Id of event: ak020640hh17. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 03:37:39 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:37 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km SE of Cohoe, Alaska.
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