A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (14 miles). Event id: ak12461365. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12461365. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.602 East, latitude 52.1511 North, depth = 85.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.6 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:51:16 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 20:51:16 / January 10, 2016 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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