A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak0193wnvhxm. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193wnvhxm. The temblor was reported at 20:36:53 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9971 West, latitude 61.447 North, depth = 17.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 05:36:53 / March 26, 2019 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.7 km (11 miles).
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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