A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Y in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 15:18:12 / November 24, 2015 @ 3:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.6 km (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:18:12 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12056287. Event ids that are associated: ak12056287. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9234 West, latitude 61.9596 North, depth = 49.6 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Palmer, Gateway. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 22 km S of Y, Alaska.
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