A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 50 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -151.0292 West, latitude 62.487 North, depth = 205.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:12:55 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 20:12:55 / December 5, 2019 @ 8:12 pm. Id of earthquake: ak019fkz66rh. Event ids that are associated: ak019fkz66rh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.5 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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