A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Chickaloon in Alaska on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:40 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak020ezffvom. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020ezffvom. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 17:20:40 / November 21, 2020 @ 5:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.0924 West, latitude 61.6994 North, depth = 18.5 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 22 km ESE of Chickaloon, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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