A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Central Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Central Alaska on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:03:54 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.47 km (26 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7jl. Unique identifier: us6000b7jl. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2586° West, 62.0111° North, depth 42.47 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 18:03:54 / July 31, 2020 @ 6:03 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Knik-Fairview, Gateway, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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