A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.69 km (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:18:14 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hz3d. Event ids that are associated: us1000hz3d. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9051 West, latitude 61.4445 North, depth = 28.69 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 02:18:14 / December 1, 2018 @ 2:18 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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