Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 8.2 mi northwest of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Monday, Apr 19, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 8.2 mi northwest of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, on Monday, Apr 19, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 34 km depth

19 Apr 20:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
19 Apr 20:09: Now using data updates from USGS
19 Apr 20:11: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.9 to 33.5 km (from 21 to 21 mi).
19 Apr 20:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.5 to 34.1 km (from 21 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards WSW.
Update Mon, 19 Apr 2021, 20:15
Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near Anchorage, Alaska, USA
3.2 quake 19 Apr 12:06 pm (GMT -8)
3.2 quake 19 Apr 12:06 pm (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred only 9 minutes ago 8 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 21 miles beneath the epicenter near Anchorage, Alaska, USA, around noon on Monday 19 April 2021 at 12:06 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.2 earthquake 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, and Anchorage (pop. 298,700) 8 miles away. In Elmendorf Air Force Base (pop. 6,600, 13 miles away), Big Lake (pop. 3,400, 13 miles away), Eagle River (pop. 24,800, 14 miles away), Eagle River (pop. 24,800, 14 miles away), Knik-Fairview (pop. 14,900, 18 miles away), Houston (pop. 2,200, 22 miles away), and Meadow Lakes (pop. 7,600, 24 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Apr 19, 2021 20:06:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Apr 19, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 34.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.3239°N / 150.0097°W (Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, United States)
Antipode: 61.324°S / 29.99°E
Nearest volcano: Spurr (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Point MacKenzie (pop: 529) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Big Lake (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Eagle River (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Eagle River (Anchorage) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Houston (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Meadow Lakes (pop: 7,570) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Lakes (pop: 8,360) --> See nearby quakes!
932 km (579 mi) WNW of Juneau (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.234 km3 Km S of Point MacKenzie, Alaska, USAUSGS
3.234 kmSOUTHERN ALASKA, USAEMSC

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Alaska City, Anchorage (17.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
near Alaska City, Anchorage (2.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Felt like a vehicle hit the house and heard a loud pop  
Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska (61.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Eagle River / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s
Nikiski, AK (97.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Eagle River / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s
Anchorage (20.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / very short (reported through our app)
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