A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 21:34:38 / September 29, 2018 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20267148. Id of event: ak20267148. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:34:38 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48 km, -150.6059° West, 61.5097° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Lakes, Tanaina (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km W of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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