A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:39:50 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -149.9234° West, 61.4348° North. Unique identifier: ak20463341. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hyi6, ak20463341. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:39:50 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SSE of Big Lake, Alaska.
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