A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The temblor was detected at 21:45:10 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Southern Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 21:45:10 / December 6, 2018 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20453123. Event ids that are associated: ak20453123, at00pjc4fa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -150.0058 West, latitude 61.3211 North, depth = 30.4 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Palmer, Gateway (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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