A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 23:51:10 / December 8, 2018 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -150.9439° West, 60.9913° North, depth 41.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak20471042. Event ids that are associated: ak20471042. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:10 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.7 km (26 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky, Anchorage (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NNE of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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