A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 23:52:24 / January 19, 2020 @ 11:52 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:52:24 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007azi. Event ids that are associated: us60007azi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.77 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9787° West, 61.7694° North, depth 39.77 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
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. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NE of Willow, Alaska.
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