A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 22:17:13 / December 1, 2018 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:17:13 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.1264 West, latitude 61.3523 North, depth = 21.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak20425726. Event ids that are associated: ak20425726.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 19 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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