A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 156 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (97 miles). Global time and date of event 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 16:05:38 / March 16, 2017 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15506512. Id of event: ak15506512. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:05:38 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.2443 West, latitude 63.3311 North, depth = 5.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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