A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 48.7 km, -151.1288° West, 61.2581° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193va9lej. Id of event: ak0193va9lej. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:04:23 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.7 km (30 miles). Global time and date of event 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 22:04:23 / March 25, 2019 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kenai, Anchorage (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km N of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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