A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (56 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 17:20:44 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16328974. Event ids that are associated: ak16328974. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.3 km (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 02:20:44 / July 12, 2017 @ 2:20 am. Exact location, longitude -150.9148° West, latitude 63.0478° North, depth = 114.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 90 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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