A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 13:04:33 / January 20, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:04:33 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.7278° East, latitude 51.7084° North, depth = 91.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.4 km (57 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15110573. Unique identifier: ak15110573.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two 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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