A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Clam Gulch in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:32:58 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 17:32:58 / September 16, 2020 @ 5:32 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -151.7875 West, latitude 60.3258 North, depth = 64.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.6 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak020bya1l2t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bp11, ak020bya1l2t.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai. Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 24 km WNW of Clam Gulch, Alaska.
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