A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 22:29:40 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 07:29:40 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.44 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us1000hzby. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hzby. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0728° West, 61.3895° North, depth 35.44 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.