A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.5 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0192meo5gn. Unique identifier: ak0192meo5gn. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0882° West, 61.6097° North, depth 35.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:46:20 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 08:46:20 / February 26, 2019 @ 8:46 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km NW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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