A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: ak20384446. Event ids that are associated: ak20384446. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 153.2 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:02 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2254 West, latitude 60.6407 North, depth = 153.2 km. Global time and date of event 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 10:41:02 / November 20, 2018 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base.
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
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