A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 km W of Cantwell, Alaska (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11731070. Unique identifier: ak11731070. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.1 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:18:31 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 08:18:31 / October 5, 2015 @ 8:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.6218 West, latitude 63.4533 North, depth = 16.1 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km W of Cantwell, Alaska.
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