A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 09:01:36 / January 22, 2020 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: ak02010j6twj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02010j6twj. The temblor was picked up at 00:01:36 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.967° West, latitude 61.2132° North, depth = 14.8 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (2 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km W of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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