A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Meadow Lakes in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 03:30:00 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17.8 km (11 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-24 12:30:00 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -149.629 West, latitude 61.6464 North, depth 17.8 km.
Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
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