A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak20421773. Event ids that are associated: ak20421773. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 07:44:01 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.7 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0378 West, latitude 61.438 North, depth = 41.7 km. The temblor was detected at 22:44:01 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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