A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 km ESE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (6 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:25 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 22:27:25 / October 15, 2015 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -153.818° West, 57.5099° North, depth 20.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11740531. Id of event: ak11740531.
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 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 10 km ESE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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