A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 13:11:45 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.3903 West, latitude 59.7705 North, depth = 79.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.66 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bgis. Event ids that are associated: us6000bgis. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 13:11:45 / August 18, 2020 @ 1:11 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Homer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NW of Fritz Creek, Alaska.
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