A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 16:57:18 / November 2, 2016 @ 4:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -150.6611° West, latitude 61.4286° North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was reported at 08:57:18 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14293786. Unique identifier: ak14293786.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Lakes, Tanaina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km WSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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