A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (46 miles) on Sunday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:35 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425416. Id of event: ak13425416. Exact location, longitude 178.7974° East, latitude 52.5902° North, depth = 136.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 136.7 km (85 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 14:08:35 / April 2, 2016 @ 2:08 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 74 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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