A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 64 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (40 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:36:11 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 20:36:11 / October 9, 2015 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 176.8756 East, latitude 51.73 North, depth = 20 km. Unique identifier: ak11743738. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11743738.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 64 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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