A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Minto in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -149.1835 West, latitude 64.9758 North, depth = 14.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 15:43:02 / August 22, 2020 @ 3:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:43:02 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak020aswha47. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020aswha47.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSE of Minto, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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