A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:30 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.4 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hylm, ak20463417. Unique identifier: ak20463417. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0652 West, latitude 61.3948 North, depth = 39.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:55:30 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:55 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 43 km (26 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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