A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.2 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 178.4595° East, 51.8956° North, depth 111.2 km. The temblor was reported at 17:15:26 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 03:15:26 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak16151601. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16151601.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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