A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 14:25:06 / September 1, 2019 @ 2:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9527° West, 61.4087° North, depth 19.5 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:06 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019b7rm4di. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019b7rm4di.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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