A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ester in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6118° West, 64.9021° North, depth 6.2 km. The temblor was detected at 21:49:10 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 06:49:10 / November 8, 2017 @ 6:49 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17170154. Id of event: ak17170154. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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