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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 10km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska (USA) on Friday, 8 November 2019

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 10km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska (USA) on Friday, 8 November 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.4 to 33.5 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.5 to 33.3 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.3 to 35.1 km.
Nov 8 20:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.1 to 36.9 km.
Date & time: Friday, 8 November 2019 20:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-08 11:15:26 -09:00
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 36.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.3062°N / 149.955°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Spurr (122 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^10 J (17.5 MWh / 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Fri, 8 Nov 20:15 UTCM 4.1 / 37 kmSouthern Alaska (USA)EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Anchorage / MMI IV (Light shaking): We get quakes àll óf the time 24 7 most people can't feel the smaller ones but I can feel them all as long as I'm not asleep.. It almost feels like last year, there might be a stranger one on the way?
Anchorage / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I heard a crack, much like my entire house of been hit by a baseball bat.
Whitehorse, Yt Crestview / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting in shop at aprox 5:30 pm today, felt a very slight shaking. Wasn’t sure what it was. . Until a report came in at 10:00 pm.
Big Lake, Ak by Fisher's. (47.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in my parked car in Big Lake. Felt definite, but gentle shaking. (via app)
Anchorage / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was at my desk in my home office and my whole desk shook pretty good. Felt like one big jerk and had my heart racing since I had just been talking to my co-workers in KY about the big one last Nov. Just had another 3.5 same epicenter...hope this isn't an ominous warning of a bigger one yet to come since we got one about this size a week before last year's.
(15 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(19.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(17.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(23.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hard breif bang. Made the cats fly downstairs. Nothing feel. (via app)
Indian (42.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(42.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Southwest Anchorage, AK (17.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was laying in bed and felt it. I initially thought that the shaking was from my mom walking around the room but my dad was in another room and felt it too. My mom didn’t feel it.
Anchorage / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Anchorage (24.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage (19.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Jolting Scared my
Downtown anchorage (10.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(10.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
South Anchorage / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was at my house and things on my kitchen countertops started to shake and my dog was startled. For a few seconds the structure of the house felt like it was shaking.
Anchorage, mid hillside / MMI III (Weak shaking): MM3
10328 south knik goose Bay Rd wasilla alaska / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Eagle river ak / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(15.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very small foreshock immediately before and than it hit like a baseball bat on a fast ball. No rolling, all done. (via app)
ANCHORAGE (10 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Anchorage / MMI IV (Light shaking): Window bowed in. Only reason why I noticed. Felt like one push
Anchorage (18.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmer / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(23.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(15.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): One light sharp jolt (via app)
Anchorage (11.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(15.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was at school and felt it (via app)
Eagle River (23.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was heard first so I knew it was coming. (via app)
(28.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): That sucker hit FAST AND HARD! (via app)
Big Lake (32.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Alaska Railyard Anchorage (43.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(15.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Anchorage (15.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(13.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(16.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(17.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Anchorage (17.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(15.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Short but strong jolt (via app)
Wasilla (44.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Anchorage (21.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud bang then shake (via app)
(17 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Wasilla (United States of America) (42 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Didn't even feel it (via EMSC)
Chugiak (United States of America) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I actually felt that one (via EMSC)
Eagle River (United States of America) (21 km E from epicenter)(no details): It woke me from a deep sleep (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (19 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard a little noise and stuff rattled a little. Dog got nervous. He has been very sensitive to quakes since last Nov. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (17 km S from epicenter)(no details): South Anchorage, one good shake. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (17 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Quick jolt (via EMSC)
Jber (United States of America) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): Short jolt. Scared dog. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Watching TV shows and it was like a wave hitting our apartment very quickly came and left. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I'm at my desk working. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Lying on the bed when it began to shake and the hotel bathroom ceiling rattling. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (15 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a jolt and my computer shook at work (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (29 km N from epicenter)(no details): Hard, quick (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (18 km S from epicenter)(no details): Good quick Jolt! Brings back anxiety of last November tho (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (17 km S from epicenter)(no details): A bit of a shaker. Hope it is not gearing up for another big one. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (13 km S from epicenter)(no details): Just a small shake (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (12 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a 5.0 (via EMSC)
Eagle River (United States of America) (22 km E from epicenter)(no details): Good jolt! (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (42 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel it (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (40 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Short quick and intense (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Yep quick jolt, shake (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Strong jolt (via EMSC)
Wasilla (United States of America) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Heard it coming for a long time!!! Hard shake for a second or two here in Eagle River. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (18 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt a strong jolt. Very shor. (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (17 km S from epicenter)(no details): Boo missed that one! (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (14 km S from epicenter)(no details): Bounced around on the 9th floor of our building (via EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America) (14 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Nice big jolt here in Anchorage (via EMSC)

 

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