A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.7 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.7845° West, latitude 60.9402° North, depth = 35.7 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:54 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 23:39:54 / October 14, 2019 @ 11:39 pm. Event id: ak019d7161qi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019d7161qi.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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