A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Event id: ak20448990. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20448990. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.1344 West, latitude 61.3825 North, depth = 19.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 06:57:26 / December 6, 2018 @ 6:57 am. The temblor was reported at 06:57:26 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.7 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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