A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kasilof in Alaska on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 23:41:08 / August 25, 2020 @ 11:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.3 km (32 miles). Event id: ak020axzudh7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bd11, ak020axzudh7. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:08 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51.3 km, -150.8749° West, 60.2563° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km ESE of Kasilof, Alaska.
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