A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Y in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 19:46:09 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.3 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 04:46:09 / August 16, 2017 @ 4:46 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16535721. Unique identifier: ak16535721. Exact location of event, longitude -149.631 West, latitude 62.2126 North, depth = 48.3 km.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Palmer, Wasilla (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ENE of Y, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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