A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 08:41:31 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 17:41:31 / December 11, 2019 @ 5:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.5236 West, latitude 60.8636 North, depth = 33.4 km. Event id: ak019fuurybn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fuurybn.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Wasilla, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 44 km SSE of Anchorage, Alaska.
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