A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 16:15:43 / February 23, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -151.2289 West, latitude 60.934 North, depth = 59.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0202hkmzdo. Unique identifier: ak0202hkmzdo. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.6 km (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:15:43 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Kalifornsky, Sterling.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 27 km N of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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