A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:45:46 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 15:45:46 / September 3, 2016 @ 3:45 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 132.6 km (82 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13897676. Event ids that are associated: ak13897676. Exact location of event, depth 132.6 km, 178.3034° East, 51.9283° North.
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 13 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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