A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 km ENE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (25 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.07 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:51:49 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.015 East, latitude 52.1299 North, depth = 158.07 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 11:51:49 / March 5, 2018 @ 11:51 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18670489, us1000d2y1. Unique identifier: us1000d2y1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 40 km ENE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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