A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.2986 West, latitude 60.9705 North, depth = 41.3 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:27:27 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13503176. Unique identifier: ak13503176. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 05:27:27 / April 29, 2016 @ 5:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.3 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Kenai, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SW of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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