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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 10 km NW of Big Lake, Alaska

Earthquake location 61.5902S, -150.0879WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles). Global time and date of event 16/06/24 / 2024-06-16 07:52:34 / June 16, 2024 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0879° West, 61.5902° North, depth 31.9 km. Event id: ak0247pyrk42. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0247pyrk42. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:52:34 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km NW of Big Lake, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.0879° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.5902° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km NW of Big Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-16 07:52:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-16 07:57:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 189 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 0.46 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 ak0247pyrk42 Id of event.
Event Code 0247pyrk42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0247pyrk42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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