A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.8 km (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:18:36 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.7041 West, latitude 61.8689 North, depth = 59.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16935459. Unique identifier: ak16935459. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 21:18:36 / September 28, 2017 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wasilla, Tanaina, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 37 km WNW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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