A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 12.8 km, -148.2508° West, 61.7278° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:44:15 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles). Event id: ak15208489. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15208489. Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 18:44:15 / February 5, 2017 @ 6:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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