A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.1 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 01:53:22 / June 14, 2017 @ 1:53 am. The temblor was reported at 15:53:22 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.3768° East, 51.645° North, depth 98.1 km. Unique identifier: ak16184505. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16184505.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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