A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 178.2823 East, latitude 51.9071 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:41 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62120446, us700071gb. Id of event: us700071gb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 16:55:41 / January 15, 2020 @ 4:55 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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