A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 38.3 km, -149.9019° West, 61.5348° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 12:27:28 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:28 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.3 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020ec6zbvo. Event ids that are associated: ak020ec6zbvo.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km ENE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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