A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21 km, -150.0735° West, 61.3092° North. Unique identifier: ak20444224. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20444224. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:59 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 10:33:59 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:33 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 13 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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