A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 18 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 06:51:43 / September 20, 2015 @ 6:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, 178.43° East, 51.79° North, depth 110.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ik5, ak11715837. Unique identifier: us10003ik5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.3 km (69 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:51:43 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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