A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 15:17:14 / February 12, 2019 @ 3:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.1 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:17:14 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.024 West, latitude 61.4482 North, depth = 17.1 km. Id of earthquake: ak0191zd53op. Event ids that are associated: ak0191zd53op.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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