A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (34 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:44:17 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.433 East, latitude 52.434 North, depth = 107.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.9 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004z2g. Id of event: us20004z2g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 22:44:17 / February 5, 2016 @ 10:44 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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