A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (30 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.3473 West, latitude 62.7554 North, depth = 100 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 08:35:01 / January 13, 2016 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak12458928. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12458928. The temblor was picked up at 23:35:01 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 49 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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