A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Unique identifier: ak20421517. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20421517. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0406 West, latitude 61.4535 North, depth = 21.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:14:02 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 06:14:02 / December 1, 2018 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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