A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Global time and date of event 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 13:15:11 / December 7, 2018 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9866 West, latitude 61.4788 North, depth = 34.8 km. The temblor was reported at 04:15:11 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak20458923. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20458923.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 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 eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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