A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Whittier in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.5 km (16 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:42 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 20:12:42 / November 10, 2016 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2053° West, 60.7229° North, depth 26.5 km. Event id: ak14314118. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14314118.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Eagle River, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km W of Whittier, Alaska.
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