A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020191g5mz. Id of event: ak020191g5mz. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.8 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 23:41:13 / January 27, 2020 @ 11:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8301° West, 61.8109° North, depth 21.8 km. The temblor was detected at 14:41:13 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). 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 Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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