A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.3795° West, latitude 61.9886° North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was reported at 05:46:53 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak01927meord. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01927meord. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 14:46:53 / February 17, 2019 @ 2:46 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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