A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.0342 West, latitude 64.7447 North, depth = 17.9 km. The temblor was reported at 05:16:15 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 13:16:15 / October 22, 2015 @ 1:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11745791. Id of event: ak11745791. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.9 km (11 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 18 km NNE of North Nenana, Alaska.
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