A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 171 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (106 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 22:57:23 / March 5, 2018 @ 10:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18670552, us1000d2yk. Id of event: us1000d2yk. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 177.5075 East, latitude 50.5378 North, depth = 10 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:57:23 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 171 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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