A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.9412° West, 61.505° North, depth 43.5 km. Unique identifier: ak20421672. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20421672. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 07:07:38 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.5 km (27 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:07:38 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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