A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 217 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (135 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 50 km, 177.475° East, 50.1071° North. Id of earthquake: ak0193er2eks. Event ids that are associated: ak0193er2eks. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 22:33:14 / March 15, 2019 @ 10:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:33:14 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 217 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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