A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ak20260888. Event ids that are associated: ak20260888. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.8 km (20 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:48 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 20:01:48 / September 22, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 31.8 km, -149.6094° West, 61.3193° North.
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 Palmer, Lakes, Tanaina. Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km NE of Anchorage, Alaska.
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