A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.1811 West, latitude 61.7176 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:44:48 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 00:44:48 / January 28, 2018 @ 12:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18213169. Id of event: ak18213169. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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