A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.3416° West, 61.8738° North, depth 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0192assm4s. Event ids that are associated: ak0192assm4s. The temblor was reported at 21:59:07 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 06:59:07 / February 19, 2019 @ 6:59 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska.
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