A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -148.2913° West, 62.0814° North, depth 27.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 03:17:34 / March 16, 2018 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:17:34 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18699257. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18699257.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gateway, Lakes, Palmer. The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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