A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20426182. Id of event: ak20426182. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -150.0215° West, 61.452° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 23:53:52 / December 1, 2018 @ 11:53 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:53:52 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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