A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 42.9 km, 177.5259° East, 51.4787° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.9 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:03:10 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12281847. Id of event: ak12281847. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/15 / 2015-12-03 14:03:10 / December 3, 2015 @ 2:03 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 69 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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