A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.5 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11674506. Id of event: ak11674506. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:12 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/15 / 2015-08-10 13:07:12 / August 10, 2015 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -150.1016° West, latitude 61.3588° North, depth = 47.5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 19 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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