A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.1805 West, latitude 61.7613 North, depth = 5.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 04:15:09 / January 27, 2018 @ 4:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18205169. Unique identifier: ak18205169. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:15:09 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km E of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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