A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Butte in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13590160. Unique identifier: ak13590160. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.2 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 16.2 km, -147.9099° West, 61.3703° North. The temblor was reported at 02:34:28 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 10:34:28 / May 17, 2016 @ 10:34 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakes, Gateway, Palmer. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km ESE of Butte, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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