A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles). Event id: us10006k78. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13897115, us10006k78. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:55:48 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 178.3534° East, 51.8211° North, depth 120.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 120.24 km (75 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:55:48 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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