A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 01:32:33 / August 25, 2017 @ 1:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, 178.816° East, 51.3671° North, depth 56.37 km. Id of earthquake: us2000agdv. Event ids that are associated: ak16657346, us2000agdv. The temblor was detected at 15:32:33 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.37 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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