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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 5 km ENE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska

Earthquake location 61.3695S, -149.8804WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Point MacKenzie in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 21:34:24 / September 11, 2020 @ 9:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:34:24 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.39 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.8804 West, latitude 61.3695 North, depth = 31.39 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bm5q. Event ids that are associated: us7000bm5q.

Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ENE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.8804° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.3695° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km ENE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-11 21:34:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-11 21:45:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 193 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bm5q Id of event.
Event Code 7000bm5q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bm5q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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