A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 30 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (19 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.06 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 178.3589° East, latitude 51.6908° North, depth = 119.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 19:14:13 / June 3, 2017 @ 7:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:14:13 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16170541, us20009kj6. Unique identifier: us20009kj6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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