A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Meadow Lakes in Alaska on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000bbca. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbca. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:24 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.55 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 06:06:24 / August 9, 2020 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -149.6165° West, latitude 61.6688° North, depth = 32.55 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km N of Meadow Lakes, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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