A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Thursday. Unique identifier: ak20449031. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20449031. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0647° West, 61.3993° North, depth 36.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.1 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:54 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 07:32:54 / December 6, 2018 @ 7:32 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Questions or comments?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Southern Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.