A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0822 West, latitude 61.3336 North, depth = 12.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 09:27:31 / December 4, 2018 @ 9:27 am. The temblor was reported at 00:27:31 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20441843. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20441843.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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