A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 107 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.5012 West, latitude 51.9974 North, depth = 24.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.9 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:54:13 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 06:54:13 / September 25, 2015 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak11722923. Event ids that are associated: ak11722923.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 107 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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