A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Talkeetna in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:48:02 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14363118. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14363118. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.5 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -150.5657° West, 62.054° North, depth 49.5 km. Global time and date of event 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 22:48:02 / November 17, 2016 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wasilla, Knik-Fairview, Tanaina (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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