A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.6 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:10:39 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20463434. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hymh, ak20463434. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0659 West, latitude 61.4401 North, depth = 40.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 20:10:39 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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