A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Central Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Central Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:38:39 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16372495. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16372495. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 11:38:39 / July 24, 2017 @ 11:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.5355 West, latitude 62.0634 North, depth = 12.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.9 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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