A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.4 km (16 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0207j8blpt. Event ids that are associated: ak0207j8blpt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 00:31:14 / June 12, 2020 @ 12:31 am. Exact location of event, depth 26.4 km, -149.4881° West, 61.8202° North. The temblor was reported at 00:31:14 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km WNW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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