A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 171 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 177.6017° East, 50.518° North, depth 11.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18670552. Unique identifier: ak18670552. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 22:57:24 / March 5, 2018 @ 10:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:57:24 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 171 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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