A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:08:04 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:08:04 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0535 West, latitude 61.4134 North, depth = 40.3 km. Unique identifier: ak20463494. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hypv, ak20463494.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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