A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -150.1082 West, latitude 61.3548 North, depth = 31.9 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:06:27 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles). Global time and date of event 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 16:06:27 / December 30, 2019 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak019gq96lu3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019gq96lu3, us70006shm.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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