A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -150.2298° West, 61.651° North, depth 15.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 22:56:33 / March 31, 2017 @ 10:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles). Event id: ak15653428. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15653428. The temblor was reported at 13:56:33 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Gateway (min 5000 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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