A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:18:45 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 16:18:45 / March 10, 2020 @ 4:18 pm. Id of earthquake: us60008d8n. Event ids that are associated: ak0203819bt4, us60008d8n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.268 East, latitude 52.0608 North, depth = 131.52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.52 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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