A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 16.8 km, -147.5652° West, 61.675° North. Global time and date of event 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 20:42:18 / November 17, 2015 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11988347. Id of event: ak11988347. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:18 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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