A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iy7r. Unique identifier: us2000iy7r. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9229 West, latitude 61.512 North, depth = 40.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 00:11:32 / December 1, 2018 @ 12:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.9 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:11:32 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Earthquake 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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