A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.3303 West, latitude 61.6752 North, depth = 18.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:33:37 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 23:33:37 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:33 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16515294. Event ids that are associated: ak16515294.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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