A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 7 km ENE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.5908 East, latitude 51.9837 North, depth = 111.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.57 km (69 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:26:49 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 12:26:49 / January 30, 2017 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008hhh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15176850, us20008hhh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km ENE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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