A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (55 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 04:33:48 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 12:33:48 / October 8, 2015 @ 12:33 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.9 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 130.9 km, -151.0427° West, 62.9986° North. Id of earthquake: ak11733772. Event ids that are associated: ak11733772.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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