A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463304. Unique identifier: ak20463304. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.1 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 42.1 km, -150.0187° West, 61.4083° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:12:32 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:12:32 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern Alaska.
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