A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (88 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/19 / 2019-05-17 03:24:05 / May 17, 2019 @ 3:24 am. Unique identifier: us70003y5y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0196amk28e, us70003y5y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 178.8653 East, latitude 50.6859 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:24:05 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 142 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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