A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0093 West, latitude 61.4615 North, depth = 21.6 km. The temblor was reported at 12:18:27 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 21:18:27 / October 1, 2019 @ 9:18 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019clhv421. Unique identifier: ak019clhv421. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 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), 36 km (22 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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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