A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463455. Id of event: ak20463455. Exact location, longitude -150.0674° West, latitude 61.3966° North, depth = 38.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.8 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 20:30:11 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:11 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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