A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.5 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 00:16:54 / December 1, 2018 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0343 West, latitude 61.3518 North, depth = 33.5 km. The temblor was reported at 15:16:54 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20420599. Id of event: ak20420599.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 16 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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