A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak14291106. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14291106, us100073bs. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.1923° West, 61.8966° North, depth 19.5 km. Global time and date of event 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 23:12:49 / October 31, 2016 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:12:49 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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