A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Sunday. Global time and date of event 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 01:06:41 / January 14, 2019 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:06:41 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019n65obt. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019n65obt. Exact location of event, depth 86.6 km, -150.2234° West, 61.1265° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.6 km (54 miles).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Sterling, Gateway (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km WSW of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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