A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Event id: ak17535705. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17535705. Exact location of earthquake, -149.3793° West, 61.8213° North, depth 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/17 / 2017-12-08 13:51:29 / December 8, 2017 @ 1:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:51:29 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 11 km NW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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