A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 13:14:40 / April 26, 2016 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.6 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13496525. Unique identifier: ak13496525. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:40 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 30.6 km, -149.3823° West, 61.9088° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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