A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:13 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.1 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:13:13 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:13 pm. Unique identifier: ak20463306. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463306. Exact location, longitude -149.9279° West, latitude 61.5149° North, depth = 38.1 km.
Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-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 in the same area.
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