A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3409 West, latitude 61.9352 North, depth = 0.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15514000. Event ids that are associated: ak15514000. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 07:47:31 / March 17, 2017 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:47:31 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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