A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.8 km, -149.9578° West, 61.3168° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:15 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0205aiew8z. Unique identifier: ak0205aiew8z. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 19:50:15 / April 24, 2020 @ 7:50 pm.
The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 11 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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