A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (91 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 03:17:27 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -156.7276 West, latitude 54.6698 North, depth = 5.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak11756054. Event ids that are associated: ak11756054. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/15 / 2015-10-21 13:17:27 / October 21, 2015 @ 1:17 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel the quake?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.