A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:14:30 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9019 West, latitude 61.4696 North, depth = 34.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.2 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19797444. Id of event: ak19797444. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 08:14:30 / June 24, 2018 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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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: 6 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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