A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.1 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:26:55 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20420230. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pj0wsu, ak20420230, us1000hyna. A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake 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 20:26:55 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0636 West, latitude 61.3922 North, depth = 31.1 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Palmer, Gateway.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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