A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 13:34:08 / June 3, 2017 @ 1:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 178.4412 East, latitude 51.7912 North, depth = 103 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16168245. Unique identifier: ak16168245. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:34:08 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 18 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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