A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.7 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:29:02 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.2399 West, latitude 61.294 North, depth = 57.7 km. Event id: ak16027513. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16027513. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 11:29:02 / May 13, 2017 @ 11:29 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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