A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (5 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13490110. Event ids that are associated: ak13490110. Exact location of event, depth 105.1 km, 178.3873° East, 51.9637° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 23:29:42 / April 21, 2016 @ 11:29 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:29:42 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.1 km (65 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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