A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km E of Chernabura Island, Alaska (48 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.6 km (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:40:34 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -158.3552° West, 54.8568° North, depth 29.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 13:40:34 / September 30, 2015 @ 1:40 pm. Id of earthquake: ak11727115. Event ids that are associated: ak11727115.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 77 km E of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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