A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: ak019bb6bkz0. Event ids that are associated: ak019bb6bkz0. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:35:17 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 20:35:17 / September 3, 2019 @ 8:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0881° West, 61.3575° North, depth 35.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.2 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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