A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (22 miles) on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:47 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.6754° West, latitude 62.516° North, depth = 87.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.1 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak13276181. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13276181. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 21:05:47 / April 3, 2016 @ 9:05 pm 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three 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.
Questions or comments?
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: 36 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.