A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Monday. Exact location, longitude -150.8616° West, latitude 61.7161° North, depth = 55.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 01:09:55 / September 17, 2019 @ 1:09 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Willow in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pxyb8j, ak019by0dpof. Id of event: ak019by0dpof. The temblor was picked up at 16:09:55 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.5 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 43 km W of Willow, Alaska.
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