A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak0194veqjl3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0194veqjl3. The temblor was reported at 21:33:37 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.2 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -149.9578° West, latitude 61.444° North, depth = 18.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 06:33:37 / April 16, 2019 @ 6:33 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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