A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19237610. Unique identifier: ak19237610. Exact location, longitude -150.6946° West, latitude 61.6603° North, depth = 5.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 13:33:51 / April 15, 2018 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:33:51 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Lakes, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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