A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.946° West, latitude 61.44° North, depth = 17 km. The temblor was reported at 02:17:59 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake 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 02:17:59 / September 10, 2020 @ 2:17 am. Unique identifier: at00qgf7pz. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qgf7pz. The epicenter was at a depth of 17 km (11 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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