A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 78 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:31:51 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.4766° East, 51.2473° North, depth 16.77 km. Unique identifier: us2000bkmz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17171592, us2000bkmz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 23:31:51 / November 5, 2017 @ 11:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.77 km (10 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 78 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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