A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 18.8 km, -150.0967° West, 61.4795° North. Id of earthquake: ak20451886. Event ids that are associated: ak20451886. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.8 km (12 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:53:20 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 16:53:20 / December 6, 2018 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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