A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Bear Creek in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 02:46:27 / August 30, 2019 @ 2:46 am. The temblor was detected at 17:46:27 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019b49iru2. Event ids that are associated: ak019b49iru2. Exact location of event, depth 16 km, -149.5557° West, 60.6104° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 50 km N of Bear Creek, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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