A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 05:06:00 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.3 km, -150.0998° West, 61.3648° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 14:06:00 / December 4, 2018 @ 2:06 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20442189. Event ids that are associated: ak20442189. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles).
The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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