A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km NE of Talkeetna, Alaska (24 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.5 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.5999 West, latitude 62.5835 North, depth = 51.5 km. The temblor was reported at 19:10:53 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 04:10:53 / May 26, 2018 @ 4:10 am. Event id: ak19665184. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19665184.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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