A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:35:07 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:35 pm. Event id: ak12367197. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12367197. The temblor was detected at 23:35:07 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.6497° West, latitude 51.5707° North, depth = 30.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.5 km (19 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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