A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 17.2 km, -148.0638° West, 61.5429° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:09 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.2 km (11 miles). Unique identifier: ak15533830. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15533830. Global time and date of event 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 16:19:09 / March 18, 2017 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Knik-Fairview, Wasilla (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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