A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event id: ak019k4px5e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019k4px5e. Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 17:25:13 / January 12, 2019 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.5 km (21 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:13 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.8882 West, latitude 61.5126 North, depth = 34.5 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ESE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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