A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 11:11:34 / February 12, 2019 @ 11:11 am. The temblor was reported at 02:11:34 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9425 West, latitude 61.1981 North, depth = 39.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0191zaq4ea. Unique identifier: ak0191zaq4ea. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.4 km (24 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 3 km (2 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close 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 Sterling, Palmer, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km SW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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