A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 75 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (47 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.4 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:00:23 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -165.3013° West, latitude 53.5187° North, depth = 48.4 km. Unique identifier: ak11739833. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11739833. Global time and date of event 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 21:00:23 / October 14, 2015 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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