A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.6 km (33 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 14:05:57 / May 26, 2018 @ 2:05 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19666273. Unique identifier: ak19666273. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5249 West, latitude 61.4261 North, depth = 53.6 km. The temblor was detected at 05:05:57 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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