A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 81 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (50 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 13:44:39 / October 14, 2015 @ 1:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7286 East, latitude 51.1755 North, depth = 18 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11739413. Id of event: ak11739413. The temblor was picked up at 01:44:39 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 81 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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