A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Port Lions in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak020c6kgmit. Event ids that are associated: at00qh0v8i, ak020c6kgmit. Global time and date of event 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 18:55:30 / September 21, 2020 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:55:30 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.3 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 50.3 km, -153.5509° West, 57.8201° North.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km W of Port Lions, Alaska.
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