A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (14 miles) on Wednesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:35 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.57 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 21:49:35 / October 2, 2019 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 178.6277 East, latitude 51.7649 North, depth = 99.57 km. Id of earthquake: us6000626n. Event ids that are associated: ak019cn5l4qi, us6000626n.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 22 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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