A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 12:34:58 / September 6, 2020 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -152.0748 West, latitude 59.2994 North, depth = 35.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak020bhnpdje. Event ids that are associated: ak020bhnpdje, us7000bix5. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:34:58 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 10 km SW of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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