A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 98 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:51:25 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11738700. Unique identifier: ak11738700. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.1 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.2738 East, latitude 51.0873 North, depth = 22.1 km. Global time and date of event 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 16:51:25 / October 13, 2015 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 98 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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