A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event id: ak20420212. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20420212. Exact location, longitude -150.0824° West, latitude 61.3812° North, depth = 19.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:38 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 20:16:38 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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