A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:17:03 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.0194 West, latitude 64.7799 North, depth = 18.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:17:03 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:17 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16346669. Unique identifier: ak16346669.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km NNE of North Nenana, Alaska.
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