A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 03:26:35 / March 9, 2020 @ 3:26 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:26:35 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak0203660wbj. Event ids that are associated: at00q6wpkc, ak0203660wbj. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9374 West, latitude 61.4419 North, depth = 20.3 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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