A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak18991768. Event ids that are associated: ak18991768. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.2 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.6033 West, latitude 61.5259 North, depth = 45.2 km. Global time and date of event 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 22:19:11 / April 5, 2018 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:19:11 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Lakes, Tanaina (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km W of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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