A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9101° West, 61.336° North, depth 39.3 km. The temblor was reported at 08:33:52 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:33:52 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20463264. Event ids that are associated: us1000hyrc, ak20463264. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.3 km (24 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 18 km (11 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), 41 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km N of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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