A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Y in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 05:26:13 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 14:26:13 / November 24, 2015 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12055583. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12055583. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.6 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 23.6 km, -149.0373° West, 62.2548° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Meadow Lakes, Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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