A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 14 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 16:34:50 / January 15, 2017 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007u70. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15076709, us10007u70. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.07 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.3285 East, latitude 51.8702 North, depth = 123.07 km. The temblor was reported at 06:34:50 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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