A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 km SE of Adak, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.0627 West, latitude 51.3897 North, depth = 26.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak11726339. Event ids that are associated: ak11726339. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:45 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 14:45:45 / September 29, 2015 @ 2:45 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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