A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.2 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 10:57:41 / January 9, 2019 @ 10:57 am. Unique identifier: ak019f24rjw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019f24rjw, us2000j1uu. Exact location, longitude -149.9099° West, latitude 61.3621° North, depth = 19.2 km. The temblor was reported at 01:57:41 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 16 km N of Anchorage, Alaska.
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