A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.6311 West, latitude 61.367 North, depth = 43.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak019dvjw5jn. Event ids that are associated: ak019dvjw5jn. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:03:47 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 06:03:47 / October 29, 2019 @ 6:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.6 km (27 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Lakes, Tanaina. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km WSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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