A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019aszdwsk. Id of event: ak019aszdwsk. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:18 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.1 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -150.123° West, 61.4427° North, depth 20.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 20:31:18 / August 23, 2019 @ 8:31 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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