A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:14:51 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:14 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20463380. Event ids that are associated: ak20463380. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0654 West, latitude 61.4229 North, depth = 38.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 38.9 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:14:51 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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