Small magnitude 3.5 earthquake 12 miles northwest of Alaska City, Alaska, United States
Wed, 21 Jul 2021, 15:2815:28 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 15 minutes ago, a 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 7:12 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 22 miles below the surface.
3.5 quake 21 Jul 7:12 am (GMT -8)
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Point MacKenzie (pop. 530) located 2 miles from the epicenter, Big Lake (pop. 3,400) 10 miles away, Alaska City (pop. 298,700) 12 miles away, Eagle River (pop. 24,800) 16 miles away, Eagle River (pop. 24,800) 16 miles away, Elmendorf Air Force Base (pop. 6,600) 16 miles away, Knik-Fairview (pop. 14,900) 16 miles away, Meadow Lakes (pop. 7,600) 22 miles away, and Wasilla (pop. 9,300) 23 miles away.
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Date & time: 21 Jul 2021 7:12 am (GMT -8) local time (21 Jul 2021 15:12 GMT)
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.39°N / 150.02°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
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