A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 15:56:29 / January 11, 2019 @ 3:56 pm. Event id: ak019ig6dy7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ig6dy7, us2000j2z5. Exact location, longitude -149.9755° West, latitude 61.44° North, depth = 21.9 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:29 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.9 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 9 km S of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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