A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (25 miles). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 02:04:02 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 178.9989° East, latitude 51.7402° North, depth = 72.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.1 km (45 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12461527. Event ids that are associated: ak12461527. The temblor was reported at 16:04:02 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 41 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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