A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 11:00:44 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 20:00:44 / March 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.1 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.8997 West, latitude 62.045 North, depth = 20.1 km. Unique identifier: ak18822670. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18822670.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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