A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles). Event id: ak11741774. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11741774. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:24:12 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.461° East, latitude 51.784° North, depth = 108.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.7 km (68 miles). Global time and date of event 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 18:24:12 / October 17, 2015 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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: 18 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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