A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Monday. Event id: ak0199dfjtpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199dfjtpl. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 03:22:04 / July 23, 2019 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:22:04 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.1315 West, latitude 61.3563 North, depth = 18.6 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
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 two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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