A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ges74bc. Id of event: ak019ges74bc. The temblor was reported at 13:40:53 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.8403 West, latitude 61.2071 North, depth = 40.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 22:40:53 / December 23, 2019 @ 10:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.5 km (25 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Sterling, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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