A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:34:25 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0192zi4wg7. Event ids that are associated: ak0192zi4wg7. Exact location of event, depth 23.5 km, -148.7545° West, 62.0644° North. Global time and date of event 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 00:34:25 / March 6, 2019 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 30 km N of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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