A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.32 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 20:12:58 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007e39. Unique identifier: us60007e39. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5306 West, latitude 59.6106 North, depth = 44.32 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:58 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 45 km ESE of Fritz Creek, Alaska.
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