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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Knik-Fairview in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.4216S, -149.6415WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Knik-Fairview in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 34.9 km, -149.6415° West, 61.4216° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.9 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:12:55 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak0196h8mxap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196h8mxap. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 03:12:55 / May 21, 2019 @ 3:12 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway. The epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 10 km SSW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.6415° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.4216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-21 03:12:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-21 03:19:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.93 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 226 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 0.69 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 ak0196h8mxap Id of event.
Event Code 0196h8mxap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0196h8mxap, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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