A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kalifornsky in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 09:42:01 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.8 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 09:42:01 / June 18, 2020 @ 9:42 am. Unique identifier: ak0207taywj4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0207taywj4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.8397 West, latitude 60.4601 North, depth = 60.8 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 30 km W of Kalifornsky, Alaska.
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