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Magnitude 3.7 earthquake strikes near Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USA

Fri, 6 Aug 2021, 03:49
03:49 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.7 quake 5 Aug 7:36 pm (GMT -8)
3.7 quake 5 Aug 7:36 pm (GMT -8)
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake near Port Alsworth, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, USA, was reported only 12 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 112 miles beneath the epicenter early evening on Thursday 5 August 2021 at 7:36 pm local time. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.7 earthquake 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 Port Alsworth (pop. 160, 20 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 5 Aug 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -8) local time (6 Aug 2021 03:36 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 180.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.24°N / 153.73°W (Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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