A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Houston in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 19:59:36 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11664286. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11664286. Global time and date of event 30/07/15 / 2015-07-30 03:59:36 / July 30, 2015 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8191 West, latitude 61.6216 North, depth = 40.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.6 km (25 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Palmer. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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