A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak20445077. Event ids that are associated: ak20445077. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9619° West, 61.2314° North, depth 36.2 km. The temblor was reported at 06:38:12 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.2 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 15:38:12 / December 5, 2018 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 4 km (2 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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