A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -149.906° West, 61.4714° North, depth 30 km. The temblor was reported at 06:26:52 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02050io0kk. Id of event: ak02050io0kk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 15:26:52 / April 18, 2020 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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