A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak019bpw3xnb. Event ids that are associated: ak019bpw3xnb. The temblor was picked up at 10:19:14 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.5 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.9298° West, latitude 61.2026° North, depth = 39.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 10:19:14 / September 12, 2019 @ 10:19 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 2 km (1 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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