A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Willow in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 16:51:10 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 01:51:10 / September 1, 2017 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.1 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5177 West, latitude 61.8366 North, depth = 58.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak16750067. Event ids that are associated: ak16750067.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Anchorage, Gateway (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 27 km WNW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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