A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9881° West, 61.4753° North, depth 34.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0193mozy97. Unique identifier: ak0193mozy97. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:59:10 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 02:59:10 / March 20, 2019 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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