A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 81 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of event, depth 103.5 km, -150.9648° West, 62.9379° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 06:04:49 / October 5, 2015 @ 6:04 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.5 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:04:49 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11731018. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11731018.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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