A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 82.6 km, -177.3365° West, 51.758° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 17:41:20 / October 8, 2015 @ 5:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.6 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11733909. Unique identifier: ak11733909. The temblor was picked up at 08:41:20 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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