A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Houston in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 14:04:56 / June 15, 2019 @ 2:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.7615 West, latitude 61.5692 North, depth = 18.6 km. The temblor was reported at 05:04:56 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0197mrknon. Event ids that are associated: ak0197mrknon.
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Palmer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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