A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:03 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.7 km (23 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463605. Id of event: ak20463605. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 23:21:03 / November 30, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 37.7 km, -149.9453° West, 61.4895° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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