A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.1499 West, latitude 61.6236 North, depth = 19.1 km. Event id: ak20423870. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20423870. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:00:28 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 16:00:28 / December 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km WSW of Willow, Alaska.
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