A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.008 West, latitude 61.4198 North, depth = 40.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:40:34 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:40:34 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:40 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20463528. Event ids that are associated: ak20463528. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.6 km (25 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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