A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 105 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (65 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.0819 West, latitude 63.1578 North, depth = 3.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 17:06:49 / May 1, 2017 @ 5:06 pm. Event id: ak15856772. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15856772. The temblor was detected at 08:06:49 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 105 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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