A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:53 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.0453° West, 61.9988° North, depth 3.6 km. Event id: ak019adwxb0u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019adwxb0u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 09:18:53 / August 14, 2019 @ 9:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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