A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 115.8 km, 178.379° East, 51.8429° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16170541. Id of event: ak16170541. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:14 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 19:14:14 / June 3, 2017 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.8 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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