A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles). Event id: ak0209f2eezu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209f2eezu. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:53 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 02:06:53 / July 23, 2020 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -150.1033 West, latitude 61.1954 North, depth = 7.2 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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