A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Willow in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205xp36dj. Id of event: ak0205xp36dj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.7 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 21:43:41 / May 8, 2020 @ 9:43 pm. Exact location, longitude -150.8653° West, latitude 61.8993° North, depth = 42.7 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:43:41 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes. 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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km WNW of Willow, Alaska.
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