A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 03:48:43 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000i2r9. Event ids that are associated: ak20444588, at00pj9kx7, us1000i2r9. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchorage in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.6 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 30.6 km, -150.0522° West, 61.3185° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 12:48:43 / December 5, 2018 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Palmer, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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