A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20448378, us1000i3a2. Id of event: ak20448378. Exact location of event, depth 20.1 km, -150.0312° West, 61.4315° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.1 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 04:49:25 / December 6, 2018 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:49:25 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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