A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Minto in Alaska. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:55:58 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 13:55:58 / August 22, 2020 @ 1:55 pm. Exact location of event, depth 14.5 km, -149.1503° West, 64.9717° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020asvd3t1. Id of event: ak020asvd3t1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 22 km SSE of Minto, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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