A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:31:15 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16292135, us1000988g. Unique identifier: us1000988g. Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 09:31:15 / July 8, 2017 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 178.4037 East, latitude 51.9177 North, depth = 118.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.2 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 five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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