A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Butte in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -148.811° West, latitude 61.5174° North, depth = 21.2 km. The temblor was reported at 14:31:21 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14297170. Event ids that are associated: us1000747h, ak14297170. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.2 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 22:31:21 / November 4, 2016 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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