A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (34 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 12:40:56 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15702925. Id of event: ak15702925. Exact location of event, depth 72.7 km, -151.0695° West, 62.5436° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 21:40:56 / April 6, 2017 @ 9:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.7 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 55 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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