A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019eagemve. Id of event: ak019eagemve. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.9 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 07:17:12 / November 7, 2019 @ 7:17 am. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:17:12 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.8608 West, latitude 61.5552 North, depth = 35.9 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 6 km NE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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