A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (8 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13976771. Unique identifier: ak13976771. Exact location of earthquake, 178.6169° East, 51.8495° North, depth 109.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.8 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:37:07 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 14:37:07 / September 14, 2016 @ 2:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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