A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.5407 West, latitude 61.0788 North, depth = 34.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:23 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0202ulwsxa. Event ids that are associated: ak0202ulwsxa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 04:35:23 / March 2, 2020 @ 4:35 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Knik-Fairview, Sterling. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop).
Every 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 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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