A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (6 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 13:23:28 / January 11, 2017 @ 1:23 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:28 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15088704, us10007tuf. Unique identifier: us10007tuf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.6 km (120 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.5719° East, latitude 52.0307° North, depth = 193.6 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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