A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Knik-Fairview in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20427293. Id of event: ak20427293. The epicenter was at a depth of 180.4 km (112 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.6135° West, 61.4132° North, depth 180.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 03:03:49 / December 2, 2018 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:03:49 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Lakes, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Knik-Fairview, Alaska.
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