A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 18:01:18 / May 13, 2020 @ 6:01 pm. Unique identifier: ak02065wqk7p. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02065wqk7p. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -149.9419° West, 61.4716° North. The temblor was picked up at 09:01:18 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 5 km S of Big Lake, Alaska.
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