A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (57 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -156.9 West, latitude 55.422 North, depth = 52.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:35:07 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100048yd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12294011, us100048yd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 13:35:07 / December 18, 2015 @ 1:35 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.2 km (32 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 92 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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