A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 190 km S of Chirikof Island, Alaska (118 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.9 km, -155.6531° West, 54.1173° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:01:34 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 05:01:34 / September 27, 2015 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10003kjg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11731515, us10003kjg.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 190 km S of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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