A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Y in Alaska. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:24 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16383259. Id of event: ak16383259. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 02:47:24 / July 30, 2017 @ 2:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4512 West, latitude 62.0835 North, depth = 7.6 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Gateway, Palmer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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