A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Houston in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 09:08:03 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019g6fxorp. Unique identifier: ak019g6fxorp. Exact location of event, depth 19.1 km, -149.8182° West, 61.6668° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 18:08:03 / December 18, 2019 @ 6:08 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km N of Houston, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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