A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 126 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (78 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 08:54:26 / April 15, 2016 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -151.5896° West, 63.2358° North, depth 11.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:54:26 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13444102. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13444102.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 126 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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