A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 19:52:15 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20428017, at00pj3ev3. Id of event: ak20428017. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9851 West, latitude 61.3174 North, depth = 34 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 04:52:15 / December 2, 2018 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Palmer, Gateway. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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: 11 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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