A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (3 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 178.4577 East, latitude 51.909 North, depth = 118.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11742958. Unique identifier: ak11742958. The temblor was reported at 23:09:00 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.9 km (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 08:09:00 / October 19, 2015 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four 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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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: 5 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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