A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:15:53 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20463309. Unique identifier: ak20463309. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.0859° West, latitude 61.415° North, depth = 30.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:15:53 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:15 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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