A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 111 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (69 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:39:08 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7922 East, latitude 50.9589 North, depth = 15.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14364640. Unique identifier: ak14364640. Global time and date of event 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 05:39:08 / November 15, 2016 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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