A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Chickaloon in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 16:44:18 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.7116° West, latitude 62.3307° North, depth = 21.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0208s5foz1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0208s5foz1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 16:44:18 / July 9, 2020 @ 4:44 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Palmer. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km NNW of Chickaloon, Alaska.
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