A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak0206fpxiol. Event ids that are associated: ak0206fpxiol. Exact location of earthquake, -148.5267° West, 62.2362° North, depth 16.8 km. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 11:24:09 / May 19, 2020 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:24:09 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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