A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:43:50 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:43:50 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:43 pm. Unique identifier: ak20463407. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463407. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0268 West, latitude 61.4209 North, depth = 31.9 km.
The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 11 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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