A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Meadow Lakes in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 23:02:56 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.6 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 08:02:56 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:02 am. Unique identifier: ak14435149. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14435149. Exact location of event, longitude -149.6806 West, latitude 61.6234 North, depth = 19.6 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km W of Meadow Lakes, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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