A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 97 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.3551 East, latitude 51.0899 North, depth = 20.9 km. The temblor was detected at 04:27:02 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak11738683. Event ids that are associated: ak11738683. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.9 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 16:27:02 / October 13, 2015 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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