A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 18:08:06 / December 6, 2018 @ 6:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20452291. Unique identifier: ak20452291. The temblor was picked up at 18:08:06 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0327 West, latitude 61.3397 North, depth = 21.3 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 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), 45 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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