A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The temblor was reported at 19:40:05 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.0677° West, latitude 61.4108° North, depth = 37.7 km. Unique identifier: ak20463403. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463403. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.7 km (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:40:05 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:40 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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