A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 24 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (15 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 18:04:35 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 04:04:35 / March 11, 2018 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 178.2819 East, latitude 51.7776 North, depth = 129.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.31 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000d538. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18671661, us1000d538.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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