A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak20252378. Event ids that are associated: ak20252378. The temblor was picked up at 14:14:52 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 49.7 km, -150.8834° West, 60.9503° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 23:14:52 / September 12, 2018 @ 11:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.7 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km NE of Nikiski, Alaska.
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