A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9975 West, latitude 61.367 North, depth = 40 km. The temblor was reported at 11:01:00 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20463423. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463423. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 20:01:00 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (15 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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