A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:43 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 00:36:43 / March 14, 2018 @ 12:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.6475 East, latitude 51.2198 North, depth = 22.3 km. Unique identifier: ak18694797. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18694797. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.3 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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