A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:40:06 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:40 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:06 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.8 km (23 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463527. Unique identifier: ak20463527. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9891 West, latitude 61.4523 North, depth = 36.8 km.
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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