A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 01:16:29 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.9825° West, latitude 61.4314° North, depth = 21.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 10:16:29 / September 1, 2019 @ 10:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak019b7p6iac. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019b7p6iac.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 10 km S of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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