A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 11 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (7 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:51:16 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004epg. Event ids that are associated: ak12461365, us10004epg. Exact location of earthquake, 178.4321° East, 51.8589° North, depth 92.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.8 km (58 miles). Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 20:51:16 / January 10, 2016 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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