A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Knik-Fairview in Alaska on Friday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:40:22 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.5871° West, 61.5596° North, depth 28.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.7 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:40:22 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak20463269. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463269.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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 N of Knik-Fairview, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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