A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Y in Alaska on Friday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:25:32 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20254005. Event ids that are associated: ak20254005. Global time and date of event 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 09:25:32 / September 14, 2018 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.6136 West, latitude 62.3211 North, depth = 48.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.5 km (30 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Palmer, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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