A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 100.2 km, -149.6051° West, 60.8012° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 03:30:18 / March 3, 2018 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18577368. Id of event: ak18577368. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.2 km (62 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:30:18 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Sterling, Eagle River.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km SSE of Anchorage, Alaska.
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