A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 11:09:31 / November 14, 2016 @ 11:09 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.09 km (14 miles). Unique identifier: us1000796w. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14333389, us1000796w. The temblor was detected at 23:09:31 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.8259° East, latitude 51.0546° North, depth = 23.09 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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