A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Point MacKenzie in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8609 West, latitude 61.3486 North, depth = 34.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:34:25 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bm5q, ak020bq2qxts. Unique identifier: ak020bq2qxts. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 21:34:25 / September 11, 2020 @ 9:34 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km E of Point MacKenzie, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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