A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Houston in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/19 / 2019-11-29 00:19:33 / November 29, 2019 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak019faq2pp5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019faq2pp5. Exact location of event, depth 20.7 km, -149.828° West, 61.6449° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:19:33 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNW of Houston, Alaska.
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