A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Tuesday. Unique identifier: ak0208dd96es. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0208dd96es. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 22:58:20 / June 30, 2020 @ 10:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9873 West, latitude 61.1459 North, depth = 16 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:58:20 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Palmer, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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