A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Y in Alaska on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 04:16:29 / November 27, 2017 @ 4:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9054° West, 61.9854° North, depth 37.5 km. Event id: ak17392654. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17392654. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:16:29 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.5 km (23 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Palmer, Gateway.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 19 km S of Y, Alaska.
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