A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 123 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.2 km, -152.2608° West, 62.817° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 00:21:24 / September 12, 2017 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:24 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16820836. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16820836.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 123 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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