A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles). Unique identifier: ak17147923. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17147923. The temblor was picked up at 16:16:58 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.9203° West, 61.8045° North, depth 20.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 01:16:58 / November 2, 2017 @ 1:16 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NE of Willow, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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