A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019da3674b. Unique identifier: ak019da3674b. The temblor was reported at 23:16:01 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 08:16:01 / October 16, 2019 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -150.157 West, latitude 61.3726 North, depth = 18.5 km.
The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 32 km (20 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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