A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Houston in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 04:28:48 / November 28, 2019 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:28:48 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8318° West, 61.6506° North, depth 41 km. Event id: ak019f94z1zu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019f94z1zu.
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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