A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Willow in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019gi2k328. Unique identifier: ak019gi2k328. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:20:47 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.3 km, -150.3369° West, 61.645° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 21:20:47 / December 25, 2019 @ 9:20 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Elmendorf Air Force Base. The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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