A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Wednesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:30:02 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019b192eb4. Id of event: ak019b192eb4. Exact location, longitude -150.5738° West, latitude 61.9581° North, depth = 4.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 20:30:02 / August 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakes, Wasilla, Knik-Fairview. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km NW of Willow, Alaska.
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