A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:58 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 17:26:58 / January 24, 2020 @ 5:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 47.45 km, -150.3359° West, 61.7162° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007eu3. Id of event: us60007eu3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.45 km (29 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Gateway. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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