A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.9 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 16:53:09 / December 6, 2018 @ 4:53 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20451883. Event ids that are associated: ak20451883. Exact location, longitude -149.9085° West, latitude 61.5024° North, depth = 39.9 km. The temblor was detected at 16:53:09 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, 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 three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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