A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14822123. Unique identifier: ak14822123. Exact location of event, longitude -148.1651 West, latitude 61.7101 North, depth = 0.1 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:36:27 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 01:36:27 / December 29, 2016 @ 1:36 am.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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