A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak20526915. Event ids that are associated: ak20526915, us2000iw5q. The temblor was reported at 16:15:54 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.1 km, -150.0834° West, 61.298° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 01:15:54 / December 22, 2018 @ 1:15 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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