A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 02:01:20 / December 1, 2018 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.1 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20560336, us1000hz2v. Unique identifier: ak20560336. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9503° West, 61.4381° North, depth 35.1 km. The temblor was reported at 17:01:20 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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