A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:10:21 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0193jkrze7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193jkrze7. Exact location, longitude -149.9411° West, latitude 61.3753° North, depth = 17.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 14:10:21 / March 18, 2019 @ 2:10 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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