A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Saturday. Global time and date of event 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 08:31:58 / November 17, 2019 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak019er0gn30. Event ids that are associated: ak019er0gn30. The temblor was detected at 23:31:58 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -150.0231° West, 61.4748° North, depth 20.7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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