A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.9 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 00:54:49 / January 31, 2017 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:54:49 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -147.7576 West, latitude 61.7308 North, depth = 20.9 km. Unique identifier: ak15178258. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15178258.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km E of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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