A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 93 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (58 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:28:53 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.6623 East, latitude 51.1145 North, depth = 28.12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 06:28:53 / May 19, 2017 @ 6:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vbq. Id of event: us10008vbq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.12 km (17 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 six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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