A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 67 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.5 km (13 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:04:17 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15683150. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15683150. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 20:04:17 / April 4, 2017 @ 8:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 178.8794° East, 52.5083° North, depth 21.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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