A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.9273° West, latitude 61.4852° North, depth = 37.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:29:11 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.8 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463329. Unique identifier: ak20463329. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:29:11 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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