A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak20461522. Event ids that are associated: ak20461522, us1000i4ft. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.6 km (13 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:54:53 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.034 West, latitude 61.3178 North, depth = 21.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 19:54:53 / December 7, 2018 @ 7:54 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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