A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 23:58:06 / February 17, 2020 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -150.3736 West, latitude 61.6805 North, depth = 19 km. Id of earthquake: ak02027ru2nw. Event ids that are associated: ak02027ru2nw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:58:06 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Gateway.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WSW of Willow, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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