A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.947 West, latitude 61.4827 North, depth = 49.42 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:21:42 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hzbp. Event ids that are associated: us1000hzbp. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.42 km (31 miles). Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 07:21:42 / December 1, 2018 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby 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).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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