A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Y in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak11746701. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11746701. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 21:51:18 / October 23, 2015 @ 9:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5103 West, latitude 62.0172 North, depth = 58.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.4 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:51:18 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wasilla, Knik-Fairview, Tanaina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 38 km WSW of Y, Alaska.
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