A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (30 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.88 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 17:56:39 / June 17, 2019 @ 5:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 178.1646° East, latitude 51.5538° North, depth = 57.88 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0197q4qrog, us70004heu. Id of event: us70004heu. The temblor was detected at 05:56:39 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 49 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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