A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 01:44:35 / February 8, 2016 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:35 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12842916, us200050r8. Unique identifier: us200050r8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101 km (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.4025° East, 51.8375° North, depth 101 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 14 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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