A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak20462583. Event ids that are associated: ak20462583. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.9 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 21:35:10 / December 7, 2018 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:10 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.0252° West, latitude 61.4331° North, depth = 32.9 km.
Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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