A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 22:24:37 / September 26, 2016 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 17 km, -150.1616° West, 61.3476° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:37 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14059894. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14059894.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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