A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:20:13 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:20:13 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.0488° West, latitude 61.3275° North, depth = 38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hyr1, ak20463510. Unique identifier: ak20463510.
The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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