A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 23:52:23 / January 19, 2020 @ 11:52 pm. Event id: ak020vt7rd7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007azi, ak020vt7rd7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.991 West, latitude 61.8093 North, depth = 20.1 km. The temblor was reported at 14:52:23 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.1 km (12 miles).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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. Every 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Willow, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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