A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 75 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:52:47 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 100 km, -150.3857° West, 63.1739° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 20:52:47 / October 26, 2015 @ 8:52 pm. Unique identifier: ak11755050. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11755050.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 75 km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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