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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 14 km NNW of Meadow Lakes, Alaska

Earthquake location 61.7478S, -149.7036WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Meadow Lakes in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 03:14:21 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.8 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7036 West, latitude 61.7478 North, depth = 40.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0197l2wigc. Unique identifier: ak0197l2wigc. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 12:14:21 / June 14, 2019 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NNW of Meadow Lakes, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.7036° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.7478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Meadow Lakes, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-14 12:14:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-14 12:21:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 130 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak0197l2wigc Id of event.
Event Code 0197l2wigc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0197l2wigc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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