A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9819 West, latitude 61.487 North, depth = 23.7 km. The temblor was reported at 04:14:58 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 13:14:58 / December 5, 2018 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20444697. Unique identifier: ak20444697. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.7 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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