A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Point Possession in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.9438 West, latitude 60.8928 North, depth = 47.1 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:37 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 16:42:37 / July 9, 2020 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.1 km (29 miles). Event id: ak0208s5faxg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0208s5faxg.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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