A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 65 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.8 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 18:08:08 / September 28, 2015 @ 6:08 pm. Exact location, longitude -165.4907° West, latitude 53.571° North, depth = 37.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11725776. Unique identifier: ak11725776. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:08:08 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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