A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16515288. Id of event: ak16515288. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 23:33:35 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:33:35 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.7 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -148.8678° West, latitude 62.1148° North, depth = 19.7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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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