A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km S of Sitka, Alaska (72 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 4.1 km, -135.2971° West, 56.0069° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:10:14 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 16:10:14 / September 3, 2018 @ 4:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20240564. Unique identifier: ak20240564.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 116 km S of Sitka, Alaska.
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