A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Talkeetna in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 00:50:31 / July 6, 2015 @ 12:50 am. The temblor was detected at 16:50:31 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11641900, us10002nkt. Id of event: ak11641900. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -150.719° West, 62.1446° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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