A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:38:27 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.362 East, latitude 51.8502 North, depth = 106.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17090572. Unique identifier: ak17090572. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.4 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 06:38:27 / October 20, 2017 @ 6:38 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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