A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 94 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11737355. Id of event: ak11737355. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:26:57 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 12:26:57 / October 12, 2015 @ 12:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.8383 West, latitude 63.2415 North, depth = 11.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 94 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska.
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