A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Butte in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak0201fi0qhf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0201fi0qhf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.6 km (48 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:04:23 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 14:04:23 / January 31, 2020 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6077° West, 61.5077° North, depth 76.6 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km E of Butte, Alaska.
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