A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km SW of Adak, Alaska (24 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.2 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -176.9898° West, 51.5892° North, depth 54.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 03:52:54 / October 2, 2015 @ 3:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11728603. Id of event: ak11728603. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:52:54 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 39 km SW of Adak, Alaska.
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