A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 17:15:26 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008x5z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16151601, us10008x5z. Exact location of event, depth 111.2 km, 178.4595° East, 51.8956° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 03:15:26 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.2 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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