A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/19 / 2019-02-06 20:04:45 / February 6, 2019 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0096 West, latitude 61.4071 North, depth = 39.1 km. Event id: ak0191pitgo3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pmit3x, ak0191pitgo3. The temblor was picked up at 11:04:45 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.1 km (24 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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