A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.9343° West, latitude 61.4764° North, depth = 38.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.9 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 18:36:00 / November 30, 2018 @ 6:36 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:00 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20463338. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hyhw, ak20463338.
The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km S of Big Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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