A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Knik-Fairview in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 22:52:19 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16380632. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16380632. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 07:52:19 / July 29, 2017 @ 7:52 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.8 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.8 km, -149.7792° West, 61.5302° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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