A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 22:23:03 / November 30, 2018 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20463566. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463566. Exact location of event, depth 52.5 km, -149.7128° West, 61.4912° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:23:03 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.5 km (33 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Anchorage, Gateway.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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