A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.8968° West, latitude 61.4565° North, depth = 35.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak019edo1paj. Event ids that are associated: ak019edo1paj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 01:40:32 / November 9, 2019 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was reported at 16:40:32 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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 SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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