A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 63 km W of Talkeetna, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.3381 West, latitude 62.2331 North, depth = 83.4 km. The temblor was detected at 07:51:52 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16244139, us100095r1. Unique identifier: ak16244139. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.4 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 16:51:52 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 63 km W of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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