A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km W of Talkeetna, Alaska (76 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 03:34:09 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.4029 West, latitude 62.3523 North, depth = 126.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j4i, ak13598933. Id of event: ak13598933. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 11:34:09 / May 21, 2016 @ 11:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.8 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 123 km W of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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