A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:59:38 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:59 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.942° West, latitude 61.4997° North, depth = 37.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak20463422. Event ids that are associated: ak20463422. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.6 km (23 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:38 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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-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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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