A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9214 West, latitude 61.4617 North, depth = 47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Event id: ak20463354. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463354. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:51:23 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:23 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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