A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0258° West, 61.3471° North, depth 40.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:02:53 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:02 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.6 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:53 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20463292. Event ids that are associated: ak20463292.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). 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-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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.