A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Point Possession in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 20:45:19 / December 4, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. Unique identifier: ak020fkzd08l. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020fkzd08l. Exact location of event, longitude -150.2573 West, latitude 60.8614 North, depth = 38.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:45:19 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.2 km (24 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Kalifornsky, Kenai.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 sixteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km ESE of Point Possession, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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