A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -148.1861 West, latitude 61.7369 North, depth = 15 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 15:20:48 / June 21, 2017 @ 3:20 pm. Unique identifier: ak16210582. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16210582. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:20:48 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). 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 Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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