A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7gz, ak0209sio34y. Unique identifier: ak0209sio34y. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -152.0069° West, 59.3431° North. Global time and date of event 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 15:45:09 / July 31, 2020 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:45:09 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km WSW of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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