A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:53:24 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -147.8932 West, latitude 61.4568 North, depth = 13.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak019ahb6lvs. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ahb6lvs. Global time and date of event 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 14:53:24 / August 16, 2019 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanaina, Wasilla, Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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