A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.9 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 00:11:32 / December 1, 2018 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9229° West, 61.512° North, depth 40.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:11:32 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hyzz, ak20560225. Unique identifier: ak20560225.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 6 km ESE of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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