A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska (36 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.4 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:08:29 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12630336. Event ids that are associated: ak12630336. Exact location, longitude -151.1139° West, latitude 62.0932° North, depth = 66.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 07:08:29 / February 2, 2016 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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