A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 02:22:34 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20447549. Event ids that are associated: ak20447549. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 02:22:34 / December 6, 2018 @ 2:22 am. Exact location of event, depth 19.5 km, -150.0724° West, 61.4464° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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 ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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