A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 40 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:00:09 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.99 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.4433 East, latitude 51.5904 North, depth = 100.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019g16k57c, us70006pxw. Unique identifier: us70006pxw. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 00:00:09 / December 15, 2019 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 40 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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