A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0204qer8ov. Unique identifier: ak0204qer8ov. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.3 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.0295 West, latitude 61.2757 North, depth = 58.3 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:55 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 04:03:55 / April 12, 2020 @ 4:03 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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