A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.3696 West, latitude 64.7005 North, depth = 10.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12461073. Id of event: ak12461073. Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 19:03:50 / January 14, 2016 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:03:50 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km NW of North Nenana, Alaska.
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