A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.8 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463392. Id of event: ak20463392. The temblor was picked up at 10:25:23 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.005 West, latitude 61.389 North, depth = 42.8 km. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:25:23 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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