A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Y in Alaska on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 05:01:01 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 13:01:01 / April 14, 2016 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13436559. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13436559. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.9 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.6029° West, latitude 62.1237° North, depth = 39.9 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Gateway, Palmer.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km ESE of Y, Alaska.
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