A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska (16 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:50:13 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.5598 West, latitude 62.2031 North, depth = 7.6 km. Unique identifier: ak16736623. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16736623. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 01:50:13 / August 29, 2017 @ 1:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 26 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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