A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska (28 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 93 km (58 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 20:28:41 / April 26, 2016 @ 8:28 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:28:41 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o69cvt. Unique identifier: at00o69cvt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.6759 West, latitude 62.678 North, depth = 93 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Talkeetna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 45 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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