Small tremor of magnitude 3.3 just reported 23 miles south of Cantwell, Alaska
Wed, 25 Nov 2020, 05:0705:07 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A very shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported early evening near Cantwell, Alaska.
3.3 quake 24 Nov 7:47 pm (GMT -9)
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 7.47 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 6.2 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.3 as well.
Despite its relatively small magnitude, the quake could probably be felt very close to the epicenter. Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cantwell (pop. 200) located 23 miles from the epicenter.
If you felt it, report it through our site or app right now!
I felt this quake
Date & time: Wed, 25 Nov 04:47 UTC
Depth: 9.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.0653°N / 148.9965°W
Primary data source: USGS