A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 108 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (67 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:11:13 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 00:11:13 / November 11, 2016 @ 12:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14314306. Unique identifier: ak14314306. Exact location of event, longitude 178.7374 East, latitude 50.9811 North, depth = 11.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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