A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 199 km WNW of Sitka, Alaska (124 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 01:26:26 / October 5, 2015 @ 1:26 am. Exact location of event, depth 29.5 km, -138.5576° West, 57.4346° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11730916, us10003ml1. Unique identifier: us10003ml1. The temblor was detected at 16:26:26 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 199 km WNW of Sitka, Alaska.
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