A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16920758. Id of event: ak16920758. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:30 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.4165 West, latitude 61.9565 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 13:50:30 / September 27, 2017 @ 1:50 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Lakes, Wasilla. Close 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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