Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 6.8 mi west of Big Lake, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 19:00 (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 9 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 6.8 mi west of Big Lake, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, USA, on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 19:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 60 km depth

9 Dec 19:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 23.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 21.0 km.
Dec 9 19:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 10.0 km.
Dec 9 19:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 60.0 km.
Dec 9 19:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Dec 9 19:22: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 28.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 28.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Dec 9, 2018 19:00:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.52°N / 150.16°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.52°S / 29.84°E
Nearest volcano: Spurr (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Houston (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Willow (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) W of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Meadow Lakes (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Lakes (pop: 8,360) --> See nearby quakes!
945 km (587 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.060 km SOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
4.910 kmSouthern AlaskaGFZ
4.828 km- 9km SSE of Big Lake, AlaskaUSGS

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Anchorage (42.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
33 km of Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska (73.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Houston Alaska 99694 (23 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (45.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tanaina, Alaska (42.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Seward / Light shaking (MMI IV)
JBER, AK / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
EAGLE RIVER (37.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : In Church at St John's Orthodox Cathedral in Eagle River. Church shook so all could feel it. (reported through our app)  
Willow, AK (23.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (43.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Good 20 sec shake some good movement of the house. (reported through our app)  
Farm Loop, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (53.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke my whole family up. Sent them running into my bed. (reported through our app)  
Alaska City, Anchorage (39.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chugiak (37 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted longer than most of these aftershocks. Have to admit this one had me a bit worried it was going to be another big one. (reported through our app)  
Diamond Ridge, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (212.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bogard road Wasilla alaska / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (27.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alaska City, Anchorage (40.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (43 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (40 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very strong earthquake, shook the house violently. Scary as hell!! (reported through our app)  
Knik-Fairview / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palmer, AK / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard it coming about 30 seconds before quick jolt.  
Alyeska (83.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Karluk & 15th Ave, Anchorage, AK (38.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was walking in my room hit my shelf got a bruise (reported through our app)  
South Anchorage (48.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Lakes, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (48.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) (38.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud rolling sound then followed by a Strong jolt (reported through our app)  
Anchorage (36.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sudden, strong, nothing fell (reported through our app)  
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (38.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hope, AK / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Anchorage, AK (38.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up, and started me and my son. Started off as a slow, low roll, then quickly jerked moderately and quickly, before slowly tapering off, laying about 20 seconds. (reported through our app)  
805 Rogers Road / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Big jolt  
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)
near Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska (99.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
East Ancorage (40.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Made my husband and I felt panic adrenalin and wondered if it's another big one. These aftershocks are Unnerving!!! (reported through our app)  
Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wasilla, AK (45.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sylvan lane off of Hollywood road / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Anchorage, ak / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Big Lake, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (18.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (39.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Slow roll followed by sharp jolt.  
Eagle River (38 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alaska City, Anchorage (40.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Anchorage Alaska / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Eagle River (42.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : What a shaker (reported through our app)  
4401 Thompson Avenue 99508 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (45.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Girdwood / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Houston, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (17.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
4100 Debarr Rd, Anchorage AK / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Slow rolling build up followed NY sharp jolt.  
Alaska City, Anchorage (42.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Wasilla AK / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (39.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Eagle river ak / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Eagle River / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lucus rd. Wasilla, Ak / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Definitely felt it and heard everything shaking.  
Alaska City, Anchorage (43.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Big lake (22.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sutton (70.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking (reported through our app)  
Palmer / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Anchorage, AK 99504 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Freaky scary man!  
Lakes, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (47.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong "bump" with long period of moderate shaking.  
South Anchorage / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nikiski (107.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just a bit of rocking and rolling lasted a good little bit. (reported through our app)  
Anchorage, AK (42.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It started out as a mild shake that seemed to linger and get a little stronger, then bam, a strong jolt hit and a little shaking after.  
Alaska City, Anchorage (38.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Disconcerting - very forceful shaking for several moments. (reported through our app)  
Soldotna ak / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (24.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (38.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Anchorage Alaska / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up, dog got scared, lasted about 10 seconds  
Anchorage / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shook pretty good here at Lowe's South Anchorage!!!  
Seymour Lake in Meadow Lakes area. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This quake shook my hangar and rattled the doors. Very noticeable!  
Alaska City, Anchorage (40.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
palmer alaska / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : was a strong quake, knocked some stuff over. figured it was around a 5 or 6 quake. i ive in palmer alaska.  
arborvitae Dr / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Palmer ak / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (39.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (38.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
6.5 mile copper river hwy cordova (266.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : couple of seconds felt slight ratteling.  
Eagle River, AK (39.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (42.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Butte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alaska City, Anchorage (39.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
near Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska (68.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Soldotna, Alaska / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Noticeable, but quick  
99507 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Good shake  
Lake Otis and Tutor / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Made me jump out of bed  
Palmer, Ak (51.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Houston, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (22.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rolled for a bit then it felt like 2, maybe 3, side to side jolts. Light fixtures swung, nothing fell off shelves because nothing's been put back up since the 7.0. (reported through our app)  
Mile 6 Seward, AK / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking, bedroom furniture (handles) rattling  
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (54.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
JBER AK 99505 in my house (38.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a big jolt. It shake very briefly (reported through our app)  
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (41.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (38.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
ANCHORAGE (40.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage, Alaska / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strong jolt that made 15th floor room of Sheraton drywall “pop” loudly, followed by pulsating tremors for at least 20 seconds.  
Anchorage (42.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (41.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up! (reported through our app)  
near Alaska City, Anchorage (48.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (40.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Girdwood (83.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (44 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (42.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (45.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (40.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (46.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (29.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted maybe 10 to 15 seconds, rolling with some sharp jolts. (reported through our app)  
Alaska City, Anchorage (38.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (38.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (42.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (41.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (42.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My son instantly went under our kitchen table. (reported through our app)  
Alaska City, Anchorage (37.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong initial jolt then subsiding shaking... (reported through our app)  
houston (22.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (42.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Lakes, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (45 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (30.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Wasilla (41.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (37.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (37.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Anchorage, Alaska (39.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Gateway, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (51.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (37.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (37.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Knik-Fairview, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (32.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (44.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (44.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook Walmart diamond as I was working (reported through our app)  
Alaska City, Anchorage (39.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Anchorage, Alaska (44.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Good sharp jolt (reported through our app)  
Jber / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (40.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Trailer felt like it was hit by a car (reported through our app)  
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska (53.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (42.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (44.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska (45.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage County, Alaska (44.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Alaska City, Anchorage (44.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Wasilla (United States of America, 27 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up! Scared the cats! (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 12 km N of epicenter) : Shook for a while more than the other aftershocks. How many quakes were there 2 weeks before the 1964 Alaska quake? (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up in Wasilla (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 25 km S of epicenter) : Shook hard enough to wake me up... (reported through EMSC)  
Palmer (United States of America, 59 km E of epicenter) : Went for about 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 47 km S of epicenter) : Light momentary shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 45 km S of epicenter) : Was a good shaker (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 43 km SE of epicenter) : House creaked pretty good. Rolling waves. Lasted about 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Eagle River (United States of America, 43 km SE of epicenter) : Not as big as the 5 a few minutes ago, another shoet but strong jolt in Eagle River. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 42 km SE of epicenter) : Slow start with a kick. (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 41 km E of epicenter) : Short and harsh. (reported through EMSC)  
Eagle River (United States of America, 41 km SE of epicenter) : Eagle River, AK: We were wagering what size. I said 5.1. wife said 5.6. I was closer... (reported through EMSC)  
Eagle River (United States of America, 39 km SE of epicenter) : Come on alaska!! Let's stop shacking! I want to watch football without running to the door!! (reported through EMSC)  
Chugiak (United States of America, 39 km E of epicenter) : Definitely felt that one and heard it coming. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 38 km S of epicenter) : It hit hard....house swayed bk n fourth (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 38 km SE of epicenter) : It shook my house but it wasnt strong but it was a bit long (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 37 km SE of epicenter) : It was shaking alot and it was bit longerNothing fell tho (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 30 km E of epicenter) : Definitely felt that one. Made me pause in what I was doing, but it was really short. (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 27 km E of epicenter) : Felt a good hard jolt. Some stuff fell of shelves. (reported through EMSC)  
Seward (United States of America, 162 km S of epicenter) : Already reported this we are in seward by the way (reported through EMSC)  
Nikiski (United States of America, 111 km SW of epicenter) : Felt that one pretty good. (reported through EMSC)  
Girdwood (United States of America, 84 km SE of epicenter) : Started off as a slow rumble like the 7.0 and then shook the walls and windows pretty good. We were heading for the door. (reported through EMSC)  
Palmer (United States of America, 61 km NE of epicenter) : In downtown Wasiila, Ak... About to open my shop... just felt another good jolt. (reported through EMSC)  
Palmer (United States of America, 58 km E of epicenter) : Laying in bed with husband, he felt it first! House shook pretty good, Palmer/Butte area! (reported through EMSC)  
Eagle River (United States of America, 57 km SE of epicenter) : Strong aftershock with shaking for 20 or so seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Palmer (United States of America, 57 km E of epicenter) : Could hear it coming before it hit. (reported through EMSC)  
Palmer (United States of America, 53 km E of epicenter) : Bump, shake (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 49 km SE of epicenter) : Slow start, big snap, then long tail out. About 20sec start to finish (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 48 km E of epicenter) : Shook the entire house for a few seconds. Started the kids (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 48 km S of epicenter) : A good shaker with 2 good cycles (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 47 km E of epicenter) : oh shit (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 45 km SE of epicenter) : I was lying in bed on a memory phone mattress. I actually felt this coming before the big jolt. Then there were the soft waves after. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 45 km SE of epicenter) : It rattled us pretty good (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 45 km E of epicenter) : Felt it. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 44 km S of epicenter) : Shake rattle and roll, but not all night long. ;) (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 44 km S of epicenter) : Hard shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 42 km S of epicenter) : They still make my heart stop. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 42 km S of epicenter) : Yes I felt that (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 41 km SE of epicenter) : OMG!! Quick but super loud boom and a good jolt! (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 40 km SE of epicenter) : Costco is trying to kill people with the emergency exits being locked out for 60 seconds before one can escape the building with family in tow . Hello!!! Costco , please remove these time delays before I sue you. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 40 km SE of epicenter) : That was a big one 5.0 (reported through EMSC)  
Eagle River (United States of America, 39 km SE of epicenter) : Started small, then sudden snap. Right after, another huge snap. Grabbed my brothers and cousin and went under the table, a lamp fell. After the snaps more shaking lasted about 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 38 km SE of epicenter) : Felt in downtown Anchorage, three pulses. (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 37 km SE of epicenter) : Long jolt (reported through EMSC)  
Anchorage (United States of America, 37 km SE of epicenter) : Enough now (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 31 km E of epicenter) : Bird reacted before big jolt. Strongest in a while.....my poor school. Hope its holding up (reported through EMSC)  
Wasilla (United States of America, 27 km E of epicenter) : Big kick and rattle (reported through EMSC)  
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  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
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