A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Willow in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -150.2932° West, 61.7775° North, depth 40.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:27:27 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 01:27:27 / January 26, 2020 @ 1:27 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak020170qavq. Event ids that are associated: us60007g4a, ak020170qavq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.6 km (25 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Palmer (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 14 km WNW of Willow, Alaska.
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