A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:08:51 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hyke. Event ids that are associated: ak20419803, us1000hyke. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:08:51 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0039 West, latitude 61.5323 North, depth = 35 km.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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