A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (55 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.6 km, 176.6153° East, 51.588° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 00:32:47 / September 12, 2015 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11698342, us20003izu. Id of event: us20003izu. The temblor was detected at 12:32:47 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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