A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (37 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.7 km (30 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:32:34 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.9509 East, latitude 51.4846 North, depth = 48.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 01:32:34 / August 25, 2017 @ 1:32 am. Unique identifier: ak16657346. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16657346.
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 seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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