A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7104 West, latitude 61.3713 North, depth = 35.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:12 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463394. Id of event: ak20463394. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:28:12 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Lakes, Gateway. Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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