A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 03:34:07 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.13 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 178.3031 East, latitude 51.7368 North, depth = 109.13 km. Id of earthquake: us20009kin. Event ids that are associated: ak16168245, us20009kin. Global time and date of event 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 13:34:07 / June 3, 2017 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 27 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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