A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Saturday. Event id: ak0206mgv7vs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206mgv7vs. The temblor was picked up at 10:28:03 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.6573° West, latitude 61.334° North, depth = 36.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 19:28:03 / May 23, 2020 @ 7:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.5 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Tanaina, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 42 km WNW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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