A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Girdwood in Alaska on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Girdwood in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 20:38:41 / June 18, 2020 @ 8:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 20.3 km, -149.1118° West, 60.8699° North. Id of earthquake: ak0207thhwi7. Event ids that are associated: at00qc52oi, ak0207thhwi7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:41 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Tanaina, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Girdwood, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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