A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Y in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9512 West, latitude 61.9883 North, depth = 30.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:22 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15648504. Event ids that are associated: ak15648504. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.9 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 18:46:22 / March 30, 2017 @ 6:46 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Palmer, Gateway. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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