A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 27 km SSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (17 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.8 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:29:13 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11742825. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11742825. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 23:29:13 / October 18, 2015 @ 11:29 pm. Exact location, longitude -154.0678° West, latitude 57.3° North, depth = 38.8 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 27 km SSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.