A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 31 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (19 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 05:17:15 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034fh. Id of event: us700034fh. Global time and date of event 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 15:17:15 / April 2, 2019 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 178.319° East, 51.6877° North, depth 115.33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.33 km (72 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 31 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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