A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -148.1676° West, latitude 61.7189° North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was reported at 09:44:16 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15208481. Id of event: ak15208481. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 18:44:16 / February 5, 2017 @ 6:44 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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