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Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - SOUTHERN ALASKA on Thursday, 3 January 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake: SOUTHERN ALASKA, 30 Nov 2018 17h29, which had occurred 5 semaines earlier.
Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake  - SOUTHERN ALASKA on Thursday, 3 January 2019
3 Jan 01:59 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 3 minutes.
Jan 3 02:01: Magnitude recalculée de 3.4 à 3.5.
Profondeur recalculée de 9.0 à 15.0 km.
Jan 3 02:03: Magnitude recalculée de 3.5 à 3.4.
Profondeur recalculée de 15.0 à 9.0 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 9.0 à 8.0 km.
Jan 3 02:07: Magnitude recalculée de 3.4 à 3.3.
Profondeur recalculée de 8.0 à 5.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 3 January 2019 01:56 UTC
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.13°N / 150.2°W (États-Unis)
Nearest volcano: Spurr (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km SW de Anchorage (pop: 298,700)
34 km SW de Elmendorf Air Force Base (pop: 6,600)
40 km SW de Eagle River (pop: 24,800)
53 km SW de Knik-Fairview (pop: 14,900)
64 km SW de Meadow Lakes (pop: 7,600)
64 km SW de Wasilla (pop: 9,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 3 Jan 01:56 UTCM 3.3 / 5 km SOUTHERN ALASKAEMSC
Thu, 3 Jan 01:56 UTCM 3.3 / 8.3 km- 29km SW of Anchorage, AlaskaUSGS

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22 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
South Anchorage (18.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
20.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A quick, sharp jolt with very little shaking afterwards, experienced on first floor of our house; duration less than 2 seconds. (reported through our app)
41.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
42.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage Ak (17.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
5553 alora loop anchorage, Alaska 99504 / not felt : Jolt
Anchorage (26.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
15.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
13.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (23.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very quick jolt. For a moment I actually doubted it was an earthquake. (reported through our app)
26.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In Target Tikahtnu (reported through our app)
Anchorage Alaska (20.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage, AK / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt larger than a 3.4. Often times we don’t feel them unless they are close to a 5. Very strange...
Girdwood AK / Light shaking (MMI IV)
40.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Anchorage 99504 (25.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (23.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Brief but solid jolt on 2nd floor apartment (reported through our app)
15.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard it come from the south verses the north before it hit like an large object hitting the house. (reported through our app)
14.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
18.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
23.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
16.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Anchorage (61.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought it was the wind (reported through our app)
22 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
20.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
16.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Girdwood (United States of America, 60 km E of epicenter) : Small shake (reported through EMSC)
Eagle River (United States of America, 51 km E of epicenter) : Once again, heard it before the (fairly weak) shock. (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 25 km NE of epicenter) : A small shake and a loud hit. That's it. (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 25 km E of epicenter) : Small jolt (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 25 km NE of epicenter) : I heard it coming, then the building jerked and creaked! (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 22 km E of epicenter) : Sudden sideways jolt. Felt like a car hit the side of the house. (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 20 km E of epicenter) : Little shaker (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 19 km NE of epicenter) : At work and building creaked with a jolt. (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 17 km E of epicenter) : Windows just rattled (reported through EMSC)
Anchorage (United States of America, 17 km E of epicenter) : Felt like a truck hit our building. Freaked out the dogs for sure. Big sway and a lot of noise. Nothing broken (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - SOUTHERN ALASKA on Thursday, 3 January 2019
 

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