A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.9626° East, latitude 51.6052° North, depth = 48.65 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:57:28 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 14:57:28 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.65 km (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15460679, us100088b9. Unique identifier: us100088b9.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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