A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0639 West, latitude 61.4492 North, depth = 20.2 km. Event id: ak14059886. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14059886. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:33 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 22:24:33 / September 26, 2016 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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