A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o69cvt, us10005brp, ak13497821. Unique identifier: ak13497821. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:28:40 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Talkeetna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 75 km, -149.7115° West, 62.7091° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 20:28:40 / April 26, 2016 @ 8:28 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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