A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11740455. Unique identifier: ak11740455. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 20:32:08 / October 15, 2015 @ 8:32 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:08 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 69.7 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.4421 West, latitude 62.9607 North, depth = 69.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 54 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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