A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463385. Id of event: ak20463385. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:19:14 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location of event, depth 43.9 km, -150.0205° West, 61.3809° North. The temblor was detected at 10:19:14 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.9 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-nine 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: 16 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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