A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -148.163° West, latitude 61.7108° North, depth = 0.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15270186. Event ids that are associated: ak15270186. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 03:27:09 / February 15, 2017 @ 3:27 am. The temblor was detected at 18:27:09 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 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 (48 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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