A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -149.9475° West, latitude 61.3934° North, depth = 19.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.5 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/18 / 2018-12-27 22:09:44 / December 27, 2018 @ 10:09 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20561908. Event ids that are associated: ak20561908. The temblor was picked up at 13:09:44 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes. The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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