A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 83 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16874254. Unique identifier: ak16874254. The temblor was picked up at 13:39:00 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 01:39:00 / September 21, 2017 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.4229 East, latitude 51.2011 North, depth = 12.7 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 83 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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