A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (19 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.3 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 06:50:06 / May 26, 2019 @ 6:50 am. Exact location, longitude 178.1457° East, latitude 52.1117° North, depth = 46.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak0196pkc20o. Event ids that are associated: ak0196pkc20o. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:50:06 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 30 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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