A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.4 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:56:33 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.3958 West, latitude 55.5661 North, depth = 31.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 01:56:33 / October 24, 2015 @ 1:56 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11747014. Unique identifier: ak11747014.
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 80 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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