A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from South Van Horn in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak020azbus7p. Event ids that are associated: ak020azbus7p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.6 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:05:15 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 04:05:15 / August 26, 2020 @ 4:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.1336 West, latitude 64.5423 North, depth = 13.6 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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