A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:45:46 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.3034° East, 51.9283° North, depth 132.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 132.6 km (82 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 15:45:46 / September 3, 2016 @ 3:45 pm. Unique identifier: us10006pjv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13897676, us10006pjv.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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