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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - SOUTHERN ALASKA on Tuesday, 4 December 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: SOUTHERN ALASKA on Fri, 30 Nov 17h29, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - SOUTHERN ALASKA on Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Date & time: Tuesday, 4 December 2018 17:37 UTC
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.45°N / 150°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Spurr (121 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^10 J (4.4 MWh / 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Tue, 4 Dec 17:37 UTCM 3.6 / 24.4 km- 8km SSW of Big Lake, AlaskaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(44.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(33 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): We were fortunate enough to not have sustained any personal damage or loss due to packing away all of our valuables to move this month. It was not any less terrifying to experience, but I recognize I am Blessed among others whom lost sentimental items in the quake. (via app)
FB_IMG_154... .jpg (public domain)Vine Rd. In the Mat-Su Valley (public domain)
(22.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shake but enough to wake me up (via app)
Parks hwy, AK eye Care center (34.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Trying to fill eye glass prescription (via app)
Girdwood (72 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage (United States of America) (29 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Another aftershock (via EMSC)


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