A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0819° West, 61.3272° North, depth 19.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak0193i09hty. Event ids that are associated: ak0193i09hty. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 19:18:11 / March 17, 2019 @ 7:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.2 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:11 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days sixteen 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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