A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -150.0896° West, 61.454° North, depth 33.9 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:37 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463268, us1000hyqf. Id of event: ak20463268. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:39:37 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. Event epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 31 km (20 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), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).
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-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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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