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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Anchorage in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.8338S, -149.5427WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:59:01 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.5427 West, latitude 60.8338 North, depth = 19.1 km. Event id: ak01983a2xjd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01983a2xjd. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/19 / 2019-06-25 12:59:01 / June 25, 2019 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wasilla, Knik-Fairview, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 46 km SSE of Anchorage, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.5427° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.8338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km SSE of Anchorage, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-25 12:59:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-25 13:02:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak01983a2xjd Id of event.
Event Code 01983a2xjd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01983a2xjd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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