A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 38.1 km, -149.9722° West, 61.394° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:26:29 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.1 km (24 miles). Unique identifier: ak20419870. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pj0u04, us1000hyk6, ak20419870. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:26:29 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 17 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska.
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