A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 40.9 km, -149.9366° West, 61.34° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:28 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.9 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:29:28 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:29 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hyfh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20419010, us1000hyfh, at00pj0ol4, pt18334000.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km N of Anchorage, Alaska.
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