A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Houston in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 15:14:07 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. Unique identifier: ak020dih0ju6. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dih0ju6. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9134° West, 61.6448° North, depth 45.9 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:07 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.9 km (29 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Palmer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Every 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WNW of Houston, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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