A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 16:34:59 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hz1z. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hz1z. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.38 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 01:34:59 / December 1, 2018 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9368 West, latitude 61.5306 North, depth = 45.38 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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