A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 04:39:02 / August 16, 2020 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.04 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfge. Id of event: us6000bfge. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:39:02 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.6535 West, latitude 59.3925 North, depth = 85.04 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km W of Nanwalek, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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