A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -150.0657° West, latitude 61.1329° North, depth = 24.7 km. The temblor was reported at 08:01:44 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak17213789. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17213789. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 17:01:44 / November 14, 2017 @ 5:01 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Palmer, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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