A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8247° West, 61.1547° North, depth 16.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:01:44 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak17213783. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17213783. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 17:01:44 / November 14, 2017 @ 5:01 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 8 km (5 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Tanaina. Nearby 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 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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 SSE of Anchorage, Alaska.
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