A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 77 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (48 miles). Event id: ak019dnefxgl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dnefxgl. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:15:01 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 13:15:01 / October 24, 2019 @ 1:15 pm. Exact location, longitude 178.5997° East, latitude 51.2551° North, depth = 15.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.6 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 77 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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