A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9109° West, 61.4647° North, depth 31.3 km. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 22:59:39 / November 30, 2018 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.3 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:59:39 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hyx9, ak20463590. Unique identifier: ak20463590.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 6 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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