A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 20 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 134.2 km (83 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:42:09 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.3235° East, latitude 51.8019° North, depth = 134.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16884706. Unique identifier: ak16884706. Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 21:42:09 / September 23, 2017 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 20 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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