A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.7 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:18:42 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0191z60698. Event ids that are associated: ak0191z60698. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0182 West, latitude 61.337 North, depth = 19.7 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 03:18:42 / February 12, 2019 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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