A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 19.9 km, -150.0527° West, 61.3447° North. The temblor was reported at 22:40:36 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.9 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0197l02y5y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0197l02y5y. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 07:40:36 / June 14, 2019 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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