A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 81 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.3 km (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:01:20 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20003mm5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11702825, us20003mm5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 20:01:20 / September 15, 2015 @ 8:01 pm. Exact location, longitude -166.66° West, latitude 53.1461° North, depth = 28.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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