A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9591 West, latitude 61.4658 North, depth = 39.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.5 km (25 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:20 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 19:20:20 / November 30, 2018 @ 7:20 pm. Event id: ak20463386. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyjv, ak20463386.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska.
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