A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 13:01:33 / December 16, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.5 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak019g31ue0b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019g31ue0b. Exact location of earthquake, -150.2779° West, 61.403° North, depth 35.5 km. The temblor was detected at 04:01:33 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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