A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 15:54:52 / August 13, 2017 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -148.7071 West, latitude 61.7679 North, depth = 1.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16513698. Id of event: ak16513698. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:52 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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