A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 13:43:41 / December 17, 2019 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9694° West, 61.3604° North, depth 29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:43:41 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak019g4pmr5d. Event ids that are associated: ak019g4pmr5d.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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