A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9296 West, latitude 61.5057 North, depth = 39.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 21:06:46 / November 30, 2018 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.3 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:06:46 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20463493. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20463493.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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