A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (31 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:51:48 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 11:51:48 / March 5, 2018 @ 11:51 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 157.4 km (98 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18670489. Id of event: ak18670489. Exact location of event, longitude 178.8308 East, latitude 52.3513 North, depth = 157.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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