A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 16:41:16 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.2 km, -148.7607° West, 64.7845° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15193175. Event ids that are associated: ak15193175. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 01:41:16 / February 3, 2017 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 28 km NE of North Nenana, Alaska.
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