A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.6 km (69 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.6234 East, latitude 51.8053 North, depth = 110.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 10:57:14 / November 16, 2016 @ 10:57 am. Unique identifier: ak14354062. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14354062. The temblor was detected at 00:57:14 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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