A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 23:45:06 / December 11, 2018 @ 11:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.0711° West, latitude 61.3572° North, depth = 20.4 km. The temblor was detected at 14:45:06 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20500735. Unique identifier: ak20500735.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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: 18 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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