A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Susitna North in Alaska on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 21:12:10 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 21:12:10 / November 26, 2020 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak020f7rgkgu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020f7rgkgu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.989 West, latitude 61.9865 North, depth = 33.5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSW of Susitna North, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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