A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 107 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 10:14:00 / April 21, 2016 @ 10:14 am. The temblor was detected at 02:14:00 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak13489226. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005kfc, ak13489226. Exact location of event, longitude -151.5564 West, latitude 63.0893 North, depth = 2.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 107 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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