A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Point MacKenzie in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:17:58 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020bo3ssdp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qgf7pz, ak020bo3ssdp. A tsunami warning has been issued near Point MacKenzie in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 02:17:58 / September 10, 2020 @ 2:17 am. Exact location, longitude -149.9603° West, latitude 61.3989° North, depth = 19.1 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 4 km NNE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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