A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (70 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.9 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 10:40:27 / May 21, 2016 @ 10:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13598674. Unique identifier: ak13598674. Exact location of event, depth 1.9 km, -151.4695° West, 63.1218° North. The temblor was detected at 02:40:27 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 112 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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