A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:23:57 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 162.6 km, 178.1986° East, 51.9987° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12124503. Id of event: ak12124503. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/15 / 2015-11-27 14:23:57 / November 27, 2015 @ 2:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.6 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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