A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyhk, ak20463331. Id of event: ak20463331. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:30:52 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.4 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9215 West, latitude 61.495 North, depth = 36.4 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:52 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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