A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:35:16 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:35 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:35:16 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.4 km, -150.0373° West, 61.3863° North. Event id: ak20463336. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyhy, ak20463336. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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