A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 13:11:46 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020am8y9yr. Event ids that are associated: us6000bgis, ak020am8y9yr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 13:11:46 / August 18, 2020 @ 1:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 69 km, -151.423° West, 59.7952° North.
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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