A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Saturday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:32 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.396 West, latitude 61.4306 North, depth = 82.8 km. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 05:26:32 / May 10, 2020 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak02060qj9up. Event ids that are associated: ak02060qj9up. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.8 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 77 km W of Big Lake, Alaska.
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