A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 88 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.81 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:39:20 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ac0i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16493546, us2000ac0i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 22:39:20 / August 10, 2017 @ 10:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 178.7462 East, latitude 51.1698 North, depth = 15.81 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 88 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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