A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20419010, at00pj0ol4, pt18334000, us1000hyfh. Id of event: ak20419010. Exact location, longitude -149.9341° West, latitude 61.3366° North, depth = 38.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.5 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:29:28 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:29:28 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 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 (24 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km N of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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