A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 02:19:41 / December 6, 2018 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0104° West, 61.3198° North, depth 33.4 km. The temblor was reported at 02:19:41 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20447540, us1000i375. Unique identifier: ak20447540.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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