A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11690154. Id of event: ak11690154. The temblor was detected at 03:35:17 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.8 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/15 / 2015-09-02 11:35:17 / September 2, 2015 @ 11:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -150.3493 West, latitude 61.7449 North, depth = 38.8 km.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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