A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Point MacKenzie in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 20:45:48 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.8 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 20:45:48 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -150.1414° West, latitude 61.3315° North, depth = 21.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020c1mzcfq. Unique identifier: ak020c1mzcfq.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Point MacKenzie, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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