A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:55:44 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13487624. Unique identifier: ak13487624. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 14:55:44 / April 20, 2016 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.1656 West, latitude 61.7259 North, depth = 0 km.
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, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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.
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