A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event id: ak20513927. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20513927. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.7 km (12 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:44 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19.7 km, -150.0801° West, 61.4428° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 05:18:44 / December 15, 2018 @ 5:18 am.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel anything?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km SW of Big Lake, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.