A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:42:20 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.9 km (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.698 West, latitude 59.5598 North, depth = 62.9 km. Event id: ak0207v68xd6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0207v68xd6. Global time and date of event 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 22:42:20 / June 19, 2020 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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