A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Butte in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.8667 West, latitude 61.5213 North, depth = 30.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 22:31:21 / November 4, 2016 @ 10:31 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:31:21 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.36 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000747h. Id of event: us1000747h.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ESE of Butte, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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