A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.3157 East, latitude 51.853 North, depth = 126.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019cq8cmjp. Id of event: ak019cq8cmjp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.6 km (79 miles). Global time and date of event 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 07:53:40 / October 4, 2019 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:53:40 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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