A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.6 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:57:50 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:57:50 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:57 pm. Event id: ak20463362. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyj1, ak20463362. Exact location of earthquake, -150.1092° West, 61.4395° North, depth 33.6 km.
Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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