A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchorage in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -150.1081° West, 61.4061° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:11:18 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20463499. Event ids that are associated: us1000hyq0, ak20463499. Global time and date of event 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:11:18 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNW of Anchorage, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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