A minor earthquake magnitude 2.7 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Houston in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 02:38:51 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 38.6 km (24 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-31 11:38:51 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7512 West, latitude 61.6558 North, depth 38.6 km.
Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 17 km (11 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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