A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (25 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 177.8736° East, latitude 51.7819° North, depth = 129 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 21:48:15 / October 10, 2015 @ 9:48 pm. Event id: ak11740016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11740016. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129 km (80 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:48:15 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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