A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak20463290. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463290. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9779 West, latitude 61.4664 North, depth = 42.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:01:36 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:01:36 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.8 km (27 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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