A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 21:37:15 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/19 / 2019-04-11 06:37:15 / April 11, 2019 @ 6:37 am. Id of earthquake: ak0194n52ma8. Event ids that are associated: ak0194n52ma8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.0407 West, latitude 62.0294 North, depth = 14.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Wasilla, Meadow Lakes. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km NNW of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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