A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km NE of Talkeetna, Alaska (20 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.5 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:57:47 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 04:57:47 / September 3, 2016 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -173.943° West, 51.4749° North, depth 59.5 km. Unique identifier: ak13895309. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13895309.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 32 km NE of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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