A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (38 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.8456 West, latitude 53.5061 North, depth = 40.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.5 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11674866. Unique identifier: ak11674866. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/15 / 2015-08-10 17:51:37 / August 10, 2015 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:51:37 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 61 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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