A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska. Event id: ak15431600. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15431600. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:30 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 06:53:30 / March 3, 2017 @ 6:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.1059 West, latitude 61.5084 North, depth = 6.3 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanaina, Wasilla, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km ESE of Lazy Mountain, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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