A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Point MacKenzie in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 02:47:02 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.6 km (13 miles). Unique identifier: ak0211c020dc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0211c020dc. Exact location, longitude -150.0617° West, latitude 61.321° North, depth = 21.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 02:47:02 / January 29, 2021 @ 2:47 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Point MacKenzie, Alaska.
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