A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak019ecbo7vz. Event ids that are associated: ak019ecbo7vz, at00q0o2xq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 20:15:26 / November 8, 2019 @ 8:15 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:15:26 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.3 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9765 West, latitude 61.3114 North, depth = 33.3 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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