A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location, longitude -149.8948° West, latitude 61.5109° North, depth = 41.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:50:11 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak20463413. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463413. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:11 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.3 km (26 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ESE of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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