Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 1.5 mi north of Point MacKenzie, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 07:57 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 7.8 mi north of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, November, 30 2018 17:29 GMT, which had occurred 14 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 1.5 mi north of Point MacKenzie, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 07:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 60 km depth

1 Dec 08:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Dec 1 08:06: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.0 to 10.0 km.
Dec 1 08:11: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 46.0 km.
Dec 1 08:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 48.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Dec 1, 2018 07:57:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.38°N / 149.99°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.38°S / 30.01°E
Nearest volcano: Spurr (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Point MacKenzie (pop: 529) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Houston (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Wasilla (pop: 9,280) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Gateway (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
932 km (579 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.060 km SOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
5.239 km- 17km NNW of Anchorage, AlaskaUSGS
5.655 kmSouthern AlaskaGFZ
5.440 kmSouthern AlaskaGeoAu

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Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Trappercreek / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nikiski Alaska (113.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It wasnt bad it was a little shake it felt like a wave,,, (reported through our app)  
The Place Nikiski 99635 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My friend and I felt table, chairs we were sitting at shake. Thought it was the band until I looked to see if ceiling fan cord was moving yep. Then noticed alcohol bottles shaking on shelf. Sober folks felt it.  
Girdwood (66 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Nikiski, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (97.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (26.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (51.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fishhook, Ak / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (39.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (24.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (24.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (30.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Palmer / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alaska City, Anchorage (19.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (23 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (32.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Rives Court / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Diamond Ridge, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (207.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage Alaska (24.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (22.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rattling the nerves as well as dishes. (reported through our app)  
K-Beach Rd (119.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I just want these aftershocks to stop! (reported through our app)  
near Alaska City, Anchorage (32.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Palmer (47.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Mackey Lake, Soldotna, AK, 99669 (109.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 15 seconds approximately of light shaking which started with a heavier shock that rattled with several inches of side to side swaying gradually diminishing. Noise but no upset pictures or other stuff.  
Nikiski at approx mile 23 Spur Hwy / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alaska City, Anchorage (27.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (26.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I counted about 10 seconds of light shaking and then one sharp jolt. (reported through our app)  
Sutton (69.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking 8-10 seconds (reported through our app)  
Kenai, Alaska (114.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
S. Johnson Road, Wasilla / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alaska City, Anchorage (19.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Started with light shaking then got quite strong (reported through our app)  
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (30.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Nikiski, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (97.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lakes, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (47.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cohoe, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (135.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Farm Loop, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (57.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (22.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Quite a bit of shaking and things fell off of shelves. Lasted 5-10 seconds  
Alaska City, Anchorage (25.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (49.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ridgeway, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (113.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (21.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (24.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (24.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Eagle River (United States of America, 25 km E of epicenter) : Scary aftershocks all day, more violent recently. (reported through EMSC)  
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