A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (66 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2871 East, latitude 51.0068 North, depth = 11.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 16:50:27 / October 13, 2015 @ 4:50 pm. Unique identifier: ak11738699. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11738699. The temblor was reported at 04:50:27 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 107 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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