A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ak14094149. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14094149. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -148.9528° West, 62.0856° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:41 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 06:51:41 / September 29, 2016 @ 6:51 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Wasilla, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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