Small magnitude 3.0 earthquake 13 miles south of Susitna North, Alaska, United States
Fri, 7 May 2021, 01:1001:10 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.0 quake in the United States near Susitna North, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, only 9 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 5:00 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 22 miles. 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.
3.0 quake 6 May 5:00 pm (GMT -8)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Susitna North (pop. 1,300, 13 miles away), Willow (pop. 2,100, 17 miles away), Houston (pop. 2,200, 24 miles away), Meadow Lakes (pop. 7,600, 26 miles away), Fishhook (pop. 4,700, 27 miles away), and Tanaina (pop. 8,200, 29 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 6 May 2021 5:00 pm (GMT -8) local time (7 May 2021 01:00 GMT)
Depth: 35.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.98°N / 149.9°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Primary data source: USGS