A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 08:35:28 / December 1, 2018 @ 8:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -149.4974 West, latitude 61.876 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20422005. Id of event: ak20422005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:35:28 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, 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 two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NW of Fishhook, Alaska.
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