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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Willow in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.9919S, -150.4335WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 14:04:29 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:04 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:29 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019digd0t3. Unique identifier: ak019digd0t3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.4335 West, latitude 61.9919 North, depth = 43.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.2 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km NW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.4335° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.9919° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km NW of Willow, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-21 14:04:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-21 14:10:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak019digd0t3 Id of event.
Event Code 019digd0t3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019digd0t3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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