A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 18:10:51 / December 5, 2018 @ 6:10 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:10:51 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.1172° West, latitude 61.3791° North, depth = 18.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20445626. Id of event: ak20445626.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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