A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Monday. Unique identifier: ak20440452. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20440452. The temblor was detected at 08:41:40 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0564 West, latitude 61.4296 North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 17:41:40 / December 3, 2018 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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