A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019adwxh6c. Id of event: ak019adwxh6c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 09:18:54 / August 14, 2019 @ 9:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2269° West, 61.9002° North, depth 1.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:54 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km N of Fishhook, Alaska.
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