A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.62 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:18:00 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.5732° East, latitude 51.182° North, depth = 50.62 km. Unique identifier: us1000jlv5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jlv5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 03:18:00 / March 18, 2019 @ 3:18 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 85 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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