A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8732 West, latitude 61.8247 North, depth = 34.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 01:36:02 / September 17, 2018 @ 1:36 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:02 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hfmy. Event ids that are associated: us2000hfmy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.97 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NE of Willow, Alaska.
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