A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ester in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 20:46:56 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:46:56 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5042 West, latitude 64.7316 North, depth = 17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020nhpice. Event ids that are associated: us70006zut, ak020nhpice.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 27 km WSW of Ester, Alaska.
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