A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Salcha in Alaska. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:44:35 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.4005 West, latitude 64.378 North, depth = 10.15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bje5. Unique identifier: us6000bje5. Global time and date of event 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 13:44:35 / August 23, 2020 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.15 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 57 km (35 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 College, Fairbanks, Badger (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SW of Salcha, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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