A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:35:42 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:35:42 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -150.0385° West, 61.4058° North, depth 41.5 km. Event id: ak20463337. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463337.
Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 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), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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