A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020s48cjj. Id of event: ak020s48cjj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.3 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.5959 West, latitude 61.6572 North, depth = 32.3 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:16:08 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 00:16:08 / January 17, 2020 @ 12:16 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River. Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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