A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.6 km (25 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:28 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:55:28 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:55 pm. Event id: ak20463544. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463544. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0727 West, latitude 61.4041 North, depth = 39.6 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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