A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). Event id: ak20522405. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20522405. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/18 / 2018-12-18 21:03:57 / December 18, 2018 @ 9:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:03:57 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24.2 km, -150.0866° West, 61.3509° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 17 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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