A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.8 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak14417336. Event ids that are associated: ak14417336. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 09:03:25 / November 25, 2016 @ 9:03 am. Exact location, longitude -150.94° West, latitude 61.7546° North, depth = 67.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:03:25 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km W of Willow, Alaska.
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