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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Kenai in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.5742S, -151.9906WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kenai in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.2 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak11636373. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11636373. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/15 / 2015-06-28 12:36:29 / June 28, 2015 @ 12:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -151.9906° West, 60.5742° North, depth 91.2 km. The temblor was detected at 04:36:29 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one hundred and twenty-three 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: 40 km W of Kenai, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.9906° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.5742° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km W of Kenai, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-28 12:36:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-28 12:49:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak11636373 Id of event.
Event Code 11636373 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11636373, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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