A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 21:39:28 / March 24, 2017 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15634809. Unique identifier: ak15634809. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.5374 West, latitude 61.8418 North, depth = 40 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:28 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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