A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.9 km (35 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:02:14 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.9584° West, latitude 61.6366° North, depth = 56.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 16:02:14 / December 23, 2019 @ 4:02 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019geoeai8. Unique identifier: ak019geoeai8.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Anchorage, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km WSW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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