A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 27 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 08:49:09 / April 7, 2016 @ 8:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005hwj. Event ids that are associated: ak13432784, us20005hwj. The temblor was detected at 23:49:09 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.624° East, 51.716° North, depth 54.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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