A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 15:23:49 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 00:23:49 / December 8, 2019 @ 12:23 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fplxq3f. Id of event: ak019fplxq3f. Exact location of event, longitude -150.8231 West, latitude 61.2257 North, depth = 44.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.2 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meadow Lakes, Kenai, Sterling. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km W of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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