A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9831° West, 61.4547° North, depth 21.2 km. Event id: ak20422764. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20422764. The temblor was picked up at 02:59:28 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 11:59:28 / December 1, 2018 @ 11:59 am.
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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