A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 14:28:36 / October 29, 2017 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bf8x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17113807, us2000bf8x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.99 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 178.4213° East, 51.5162° North, depth 26.99 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:36 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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