A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Thursday. Unique identifier: ak15252846. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15252846. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -148.267° West, 61.7314° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:18 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 04:46:18 / February 10, 2017 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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