A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km NW of Noatak, Alaska (12 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 17:53:04 / September 26, 2015 @ 5:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -163.323 West, latitude 67.6735 North, depth = 20.8 km. The temblor was detected at 09:53:04 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11728546. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11728546.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 19 km NW of Noatak, Alaska.
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