A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak0209a6ryje. Event ids that are associated: ak0209a6ryje. Exact location of event, longitude -151.3756 West, latitude 60.7634 North, depth = 63.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.5 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 07:08:49 / July 20, 2020 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:08:49 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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