A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.4 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:53:13 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.8779° West, latitude 62.8286° North, depth = 95.4 km. Event id: ak16418186. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16418186. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 11:53:13 / August 3, 2017 @ 11:53 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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