A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Y in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 05:26:09 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.5112° West, latitude 62.1269° North, depth = 33.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.7 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13947523. Id of event: ak13947523. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 13:26:09 / September 12, 2016 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 68 km (43 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), 56 km (35 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ESE of Y, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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