A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska (39 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.6 km (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.525 West, latitude 62.8288 North, depth = 77.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:17:22 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 07:17:22 / February 15, 2020 @ 7:17 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak020246zot2. Event ids that are associated: ak020246zot2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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