A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Monday. Global time and date of event 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 23:12:50 / October 31, 2016 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 30.73 km, -149.1774° West, 61.898° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.73 km (19 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:12:50 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100073bs. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073bs.
The 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 (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km N of Fishhook, Alaska.
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