A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Willow in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.32 km (33 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:27:27 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 01:27:27 / January 26, 2020 @ 1:27 am. Unique identifier: us60007g4a. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007g4a. Exact location of event, longitude -150.2976 West, latitude 61.7843 North, depth = 53.32 km.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 48 km (30 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). 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 Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Palmer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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