A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:02:19 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:02 pm. Unique identifier: ak20463291. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463291. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.4 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 38.4 km, -149.9347° West, 61.438° North. The temblor was detected at 18:02:19 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 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-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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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