A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Y in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 21:55:53 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.66 West, latitude 62.0934 North, depth = 20 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14318497. Id of event: ak14318497. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 06:55:53 / November 12, 2016 @ 6:55 am.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Palmer, Gateway.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Y, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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