A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Central Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Central Alaska on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak020aukzv2d. Event ids that are associated: ak020aukzv2d. The temblor was detected at 17:07:42 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 17:07:42 / August 23, 2020 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.4 km, -147.3969° West, 64.4067° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was College, Fairbanks, Badger (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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