A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 34.1 km, -150.228° West, 61.618° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 18:48:25 / March 30, 2018 @ 6:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:48:25 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18847966. Unique identifier: ak18847966.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Elmendorf Air Force Base. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km SW of Willow, Alaska.
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