A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Whittier in Alaska on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.3692 West, latitude 61.1856 North, depth = 49.7 km. The temblor was detected at 23:14:46 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak19797455. Event ids that are associated: ak19797455. Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 08:14:46 / June 24, 2018 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.7 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Tanaina, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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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: 49 km NNE of Whittier, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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