A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 08:53:14 / December 1, 2018 @ 8:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -150.1005 West, latitude 61.3589 North, depth = 34.1 km. The temblor was detected at 23:53:14 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20422050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20422050.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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