A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak16748716. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16748716. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:53:21 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.2 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.5421° West, latitude 63.0144° North, depth = 108.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 07:53:21 / August 31, 2017 @ 7:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 80 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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