A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.5 km (13 miles). Unique identifier: ak019gg6a1fu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019gg6a1fu. Exact location, longitude -149.9262° West, latitude 61.4507° North, depth = 20.5 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:52:22 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 06:52:22 / December 24, 2019 @ 6:52 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 8 km S of Big Lake, Alaska.
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