A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 22:39:40 / October 2, 2016 @ 10:39 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:39:40 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.52° West, 60.8979° North, depth 21.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oefyy4, ak14144558. Id of event: ak14144558.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tanaina, Palmer, Meadow Lakes.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSE of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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