A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Houston in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 11:41:45 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.4 km (22 miles). Event id: ak15492649. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15492649. Exact location of event, depth 35.4 km, -149.7065° West, 61.7214° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 20:41:45 / March 14, 2017 @ 8:41 pm.
Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 11 km NNE of Houston, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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