A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:54 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16875470. Event ids that are associated: ak16875470. Exact location of event, longitude -151.284 West, latitude 62.057 North, depth = 82.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 18:21:54 / September 21, 2017 @ 6:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.4 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 68 km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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