A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 13:50:47 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.4 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak20463585. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyws, ak20463585. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 22:50:47 / November 30, 2018 @ 10:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.9151° West, latitude 61.4208° North, depth = 46.4 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 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-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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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