A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9613 West, latitude 61.4089 North, depth = 34.8 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:53:34 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019319cxur. Event ids that are associated: ak019319cxur. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 06:53:34 / March 7, 2019 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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