A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km S of Old Iliamna, Alaska (21 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -154.8583° West, latitude 59.4533° North, depth = 197.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:37:12 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 07:37:12 / October 18, 2015 @ 7:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 197.1 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak11742229. Event ids that are associated: ak11742229.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km S of Old Iliamna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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