A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event id: ak020ec6yx91. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ec6yx91. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 12:25:39 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, depth 43.4 km, -149.9165° West, 61.5458° North. The temblor was reported at 12:25:39 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Anchorage, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km NE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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