A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Y in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 04:07:55 / July 24, 2017 @ 4:07 am. Id of earthquake: ak16371194. Event ids that are associated: at00otku57, us2000a0by, ak16371194. Exact location of event, longitude -150.1847 West, latitude 62.1064 North, depth = 6.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:07:55 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 21 km WSW of Y, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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