A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:35 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.949° West, 61.5064° North, depth 36 km. Event id: ak20463277. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463277. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:47:35 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:47 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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