A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Meadow Lakes in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 15:38:21 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 15:38:21 / July 3, 2020 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.6877 West, latitude 61.7481 North, depth = 42.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0208i7kw9v. Id of event: ak0208i7kw9v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.2 km (26 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NNW of Meadow Lakes, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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