A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.0233° West, latitude 61.3992° North, depth = 14.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 08:10:09 / December 1, 2018 @ 8:10 am. The temblor was detected at 23:10:09 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20421916. Id of event: ak20421916.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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