A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Point Possession in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 07:59:08 / June 23, 2020 @ 7:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 160.3 km, -150.8028° West, 60.99° North. Id of earthquake: ak02081jkgir. Event ids that are associated: ak02081jkgir. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.3 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:08 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km NW of Point Possession, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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