A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Cooper Landing in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:13:51 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak02150h8lm. Event ids that are associated: ak02150h8lm. Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 03:13:51 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.6021° West, 60.5259° North, depth 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Sterling. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 12 km ENE of Cooper Landing, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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