A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Tuesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:00:27 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 05:00:27 / October 7, 2015 @ 5:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.6712 East, latitude 51.7286 North, depth = 93 km. Id of earthquake: ak11732924. Event ids that are associated: ak11732924. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93 km (58 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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