A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (60 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:23:23 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.8491 East, latitude 51.1 North, depth = 29.3 km. Event id: ak14328962. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14328962. The temblor was detected at 14:23:23 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.3 km (18 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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