A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.8796 West, latitude 61.4248 North, depth = 30.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 09:00:28 / December 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20444026. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20444026. The temblor was reported at 00:00:28 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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 two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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