A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0197hu5dph. Id of event: ak0197hu5dph. The temblor was picked up at 07:04:08 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 16:04:08 / June 12, 2019 @ 4:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9886 West, latitude 61.4869 North, depth = 24 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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