A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 14:38:30 / September 24, 2016 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:38:30 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14030992. Id of event: ak14030992. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.4565 East, latitude 51.8117 North, depth = 100.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.9 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 15 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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