A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 18:41:49 / September 15, 2016 @ 6:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.7 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:49 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.5157 East, latitude 51.8036 North, depth = 106.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13992499. Unique identifier: ak13992499.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 16 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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