A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (66 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 02:14:00 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 10:14:00 / April 21, 2016 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -151.5175 West, latitude 63.0381 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005kfc, ak13489226. Id of event: us20005kfc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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