A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Talkeetna in Alaska on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12468056. Unique identifier: ak12468056. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:21:16 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 17:21:16 / January 18, 2016 @ 5:21 pm. Exact location, longitude -150.6441° West, latitude 62.0789° North, depth = 3 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meadow Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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.
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