A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007eu3, ak02013z6ean. Id of event: ak02013z6ean. The temblor was detected at 08:26:57 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.3421 West, latitude 61.7209 North, depth = 18.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.3 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 17:26:57 / January 24, 2020 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 16 km WSW of Willow, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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