A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:32 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:38:32 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 39.3 km, -150.3416° West, 61.7566° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.3 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20463340. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463340.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage (min 5000 pop).
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-three 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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