A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Friday. The temblor was detected at 09:07:06 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 17:07:06 / April 15, 2016 @ 5:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 18.3 km, -147.734° West, 61.6581° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.3 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13447401. Event ids that are associated: ak13447401.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Gateway, Palmer (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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