A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.9 km (88 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:21:19 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16750092. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16750092. Exact location, longitude -150.9793° West, latitude 63.0508° North, depth = 140.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 03:21:19 / September 1, 2017 @ 3:21 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 92 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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