A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 09:40:48 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 18:40:48 / February 1, 2019 @ 6:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0191h85l2h. Id of event: ak0191h85l2h. Exact location, longitude -149.848° West, latitude 61.4108° North, depth = 45.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.4 km (28 miles).
Event epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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