A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (11 miles). Unique identifier: ak17181367. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17181367. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.9 km (79 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:17:00 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.2769° East, latitude 51.8601° North, depth = 127.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 15:17:00 / November 11, 2017 @ 3:17 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, 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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 18 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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