A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 8 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (5 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 118.3 km, 178.4113° East, 51.8967° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:55:48 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.3 km (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:55:48 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13897115. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13897115.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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