A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.8 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:36:37 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -149.9082° West, latitude 61.2833° North, depth = 45.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:36:37 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20463266. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463266.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 7 km (5 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Palmer, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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