A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 05:56:01 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.7 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 14:56:01 / November 13, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -150.1696 West, latitude 61.3743 North, depth = 36.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019eki137l. Unique identifier: ak019eki137l.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km SW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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