A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 03:34:47 / August 7, 2019 @ 3:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:34:47 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0169 West, latitude 61.46 North, depth = 35.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019a28op08. Unique identifier: ak019a28op08.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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