A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Event id: ak02018y8ey6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02018y8ey6. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 18:01:13 / January 27, 2020 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -151.0352° West, 61.6504° North, depth 57.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.6 km (36 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:01:13 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Anchorage, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Southern Alaska.
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