A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20201874. Unique identifier: ak20201874. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2904° West, 64.6096° North, depth 16.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.7 km (10 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:51 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 18:15:51 / August 25, 2018 @ 6:15 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km WNW of North Nenana, Alaska.
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