A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:18:27 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0343 West, latitude 61.4076 North, depth = 166.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20438386. Unique identifier: ak20438386. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 12:18:27 / December 3, 2018 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.4 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 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), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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