A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/15 / 2015-10-21 13:44:11 / October 21, 2015 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.7 km (118 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.7405° West, latitude 59.947° North, depth = 189.7 km. Unique identifier: ak11745074. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11745074. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:44:11 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 69 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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