A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 km ENE of Talkeetna, Alaska (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2424° West, 62.5523° North, depth 48.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.8 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:20:03 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 08:20:03 / December 29, 2016 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak14829369. Event ids that are associated: ak14829369.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km ENE of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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