A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 95 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (59 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:22:18 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.3241° East, latitude 51.1117° North, depth = 20.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles). Event id: ak11738682. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11738682. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 16:22:18 / October 13, 2015 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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