A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9316° West, 61.504° North, depth 45.8 km. The temblor was reported at 09:20:04 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.8 km (28 miles). Event id: ak20463314. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463314, us1000hyh9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:20:04 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:20 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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