A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Butte in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.1 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/17 / 2017-12-10 03:33:33 / December 10, 2017 @ 3:33 am. The temblor was detected at 18:33:33 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17566420. Unique identifier: ak17566420. Exact location of earthquake, -148.0305° West, 61.242° North, depth 92.1 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Palmer (min 5000 pop). 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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