A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 23:12:07 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 23:12:07 / November 30, 2018 @ 11:12 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.1 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463597. Unique identifier: ak20463597. Exact location of event, depth 41.1 km, -149.935° West, 61.5233° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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