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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 47 km WSW of Willow, Alaska



Earthquake location 61.651S, -150.9171WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -150.9171° West, 61.651° North, depth 64.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:04:08 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 17:04:08 / November 26, 2017 @ 5:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.4 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak17391289. Event ids that are associated: ak17391289.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby 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 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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: 47 km WSW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.9171° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km WSW of Willow, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-26 17:04:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-26 17:17:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak17391289 Id of event.
Event Code 17391289 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak17391289, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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