A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 19 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:13:17 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14009880. Event ids that are associated: ak14009880. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 17:13:17 / September 21, 2016 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 178.575° East, latitude 51.7817° North, depth = 94.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.7 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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