A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.4884° West, 61.925° North, depth 28.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/15 / 2015-09-06 18:30:43 / September 6, 2015 @ 6:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.3 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:30:43 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11694744. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11694744.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska.
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