A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Y in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak20259899. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20259899. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 03:31:48 / September 21, 2018 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8899 West, latitude 62.009 North, depth = 32.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.7 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:48 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Palmer, Gateway (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km S of Y, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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