A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Event id: ak20450049. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20450049. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 10:36:15 / December 6, 2018 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9532 West, latitude 61.4877 North, depth = 34.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:36:15 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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