A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 10:56:52 / December 16, 2019 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13.5 km, -147.8976° West, 61.559° North. The temblor was reported at 01:56:52 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak019g30dwyk. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019g30dwyk.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wasilla, Tanaina, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km E of Lazy Mountain, Alaska.
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