A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.5889 East, latitude 51.6135 North, depth = 66.5 km. The temblor was reported at 01:54:24 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16032623. Event ids that are associated: ak16032623. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.5 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 11:54:24 / May 14, 2017 @ 11:54 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 37 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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