A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Sunday. Unique identifier: ak019lrs7iu. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pla3wj, ak019lrs7iu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.2 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.2 km, -150.0824° West, 61.3126° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 16:45:54 / January 13, 2019 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:45:54 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Sterling, Palmer (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 14 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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