A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 18:24:14 / October 17, 2015 @ 6:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11741774, us10003pe4. Unique identifier: us10003pe4. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.15 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.5226° East, 52.0187° North, depth 95.15 km. The temblor was detected at 09:24:14 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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