A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak16292135. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16292135. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 09:31:15 / July 8, 2017 @ 9:31 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:31:15 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.4019° East, 51.9239° North, depth 117.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.8 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-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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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: 7 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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