A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:46:57 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak01927lt9y0. Event ids that are associated: ak01927lt9y0. Global time and date of event 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 13:46:57 / February 17, 2019 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -150.1224° West, latitude 61.3613° North, depth = 21.3 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 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 five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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