A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.9118° West, latitude 61.5701° North, depth = 54.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:50:47 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.6 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 20:50:47 / November 30, 2018 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20463477. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463477.
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base (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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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