A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0975 West, latitude 61.3538 North, depth = 18.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.9 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 05:58:14 / December 7, 2018 @ 5:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:14 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20456855. Unique identifier: ak20456855.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 18 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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