A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 43 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0163 West, latitude 61.3846 North, depth = 43 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:58:44 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:58:44 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463288. Unique identifier: ak20463288.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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