A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (47 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:55:13 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 14:55:13 / October 18, 2015 @ 2:55 pm. Event id: ak11742426. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11742426. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.4283 West, latitude 53.4887 North, depth = 25.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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