A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Houston in Alaska on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 23:19:22 / June 20, 2019 @ 11:19 pm. Event id: ak0197v6pfpg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0197v6pfpg. The temblor was picked up at 14:19:22 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.6 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8855 West, latitude 61.5813 North, depth = 32.6 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Houston, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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