A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The temblor was reported at 18:57:22 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9778 West, latitude 61.2791 North, depth = 38.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:57:22 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463361. Id of event: ak20463361. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.3 km (24 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 8 km (5 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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-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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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