A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11704919. Unique identifier: ak11704919. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.2 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.2 km, -148.4738° West, 62.0376° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 00:10:59 / September 17, 2015 @ 12:10 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:59 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina.
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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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