A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The temblor was reported at 10:22:53 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:22:53 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:22 pm. Unique identifier: ak20463389. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463389. Exact location of event, depth 36.2 km, -149.9241° West, 61.4735° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.2 km (22 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (16 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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