A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -147.8219 West, latitude 61.4012 North, depth = 14.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14370567. Unique identifier: ak14370567. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 16:21:35 / November 20, 2016 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:21:35 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Palmer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km ESE of Lazy Mountain, Alaska.
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