A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Willow in Alaska. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:58 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 15:23:58 / October 25, 2019 @ 3:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dp37z9i. Id of event: ak019dp37z9i. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.3159 West, latitude 61.6989 North, depth = 20.4 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Gateway (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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