A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:32:36 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak20463263. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463263. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9231 West, latitude 61.4786 North, depth = 37.2 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:32:36 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby 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. Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 5 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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