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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Anchorage in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.2132S, -149.967WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 09:01:36 / January 22, 2020 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: ak02010j6twj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02010j6twj. The temblor was picked up at 00:01:36 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.967° West, latitude 61.2132° North, depth = 14.8 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (2 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).

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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km W of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.967° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.2132° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of Anchorage, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-22 09:01:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-22 09:13:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.63 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak02010j6twj Id of event.
Event Code 02010j6twj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02010j6twj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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