A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 00:33:58 / December 24, 2018 @ 12:33 am. Event id: ak20535645. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20535645. The temblor was reported at 15:33:58 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0553 West, latitude 61.3434 North, depth = 35.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.3 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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