A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (40 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:07:58 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 177.8584° East, 51.5213° North, depth 47.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 00:07:58 / March 12, 2017 @ 12:07 am. Unique identifier: ak15468710. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15468710. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.2 km (29 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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