A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Y in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2544° West, 62.384° North, depth 34.7 km. Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 02:39:40 / April 14, 2018 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:40 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.7 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19234253. Unique identifier: ak19234253.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakes, Meadow Lakes, Tanaina (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 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 three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 39 km NE of Y, Alaska.
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