A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pj7z85, ak20442375. Id of event: ak20442375. The temblor was picked up at 07:02:28 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.8 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Big Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.8 km, -150.0678° West, 61.3707° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 16:02:28 / December 4, 2018 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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